Harry Wells, Jr., 59

Harry E. Wells, Jr., age 59, of Constantine, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Kalamazoo. Harry was born in Memphis, TN on October 5, 1959, a son of Harry and Edith (Maghee) Wells, Sr. He graduated from Elkhart Central High School in 1978 and then served in the United States Marines until 1982.

On September 18, 1993 he married Santha Mallo at the Constantine United Methodist Church.

Harry worked for Welch Packaging (formerly Elkhart Container), retiring after 25 years. He was a member of a bowling league in Elkhart and enjoyed travelling, especially to Edgerton Beach in South Carolina. He loved playing Frisbee golf, golfing, and was active in the Boy Scouts.

Surviving are his wife Santha Wells of Constantine, son Nathan Wells of Constantine, sisters Kathryn Wells of Elkhart and Leslie (BG) Tanzer of Edmonds, WA, brother-in-law, Troy (Mimi) Mallo of Constantine; nieces and nephews Adam, Megan, Zachary, Benjamin, and Jessica, and great niece and nephew Kamile and Keegan.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

According to his wishes, cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received Friday from 5 to 8 PM at the Eley Funeral Home, Constantine. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 AM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Rota-Kiwan Scout Reservation. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.

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