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Luella Jean Peck Wells, 80 of Blackfoot, passed away March 7, 2012 at Capitol Care in Boise of lingering health problems.
Luella was born Jan. 20, 1932 in Burley to LuRoy Peck and Nettie Jane Wheeler Peck. She spent her younger life in Aberdeen and graduated from Aberdeen High School.
On Nov. 4, 1950 she married Delos Hale Wells. They lived the farming and ranching life for some years in the Springfield and Sterling area.
She was a great cook and began as a cafeteria cook for the Springfield School. After moving to Moreland in 1963, she cooked for the State Hospital South in Blackfoot and later at the INEL. She then became a mail carrier at the INEL for many years. She was a union representative and loved her job and the people. In her free time she enjoyed gardening, crocheting, embroidering and loved spending time with her grandchildren and later, her great grandchildren.
Luella was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has served in Cub Scouts, Primary and as the Relief Society secretary.
Luella is survived by her daughter, Darlene Crooks of Boise; sisters, Donna Smith of Rockford and Gayle Rambough of Nevada; four grandchildren, Bardette (Andrew) Pfeiffer of Fruitland, Zachary of Boise, Kandice (Andy) Cahuana of Boise and Joshuah (Summer) of Boise; and 3 great-granddaughters and 3 great-grandsons.
She is preceded in death by her parents, LuRoy and Nettie; brother, Vernon Roy Peck; sister, Luetta Moon.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday March 10, 2012 at the Moreland LDS Chapel. Burial will follow at the Moreland Cemetery.
Family will visit with friends on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hawker Funeral Home, Blackfoot and one hour prior to services at the Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.