BAXTER - Roberta Ann (Kramer) Wells, age 66, passed away at her home in Baxter on June 3, 2008. Funeral services will be Friday, June 13, at noon at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter with the Rev. Mike Koecheler officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. Private interment will take place at Minnesota State Veteran's Cemetery near Camp Ripley at a later date.
Roberta was born June 20, 1941, to Lloyd and Pauline (Phillips) Kramer in Brainerd. She was united in marriage to Verne E. Wells on May 31, 1977. Roberta's career included positions with St. Andrew's Church and St. Joseph's Hospital in Brainerd, Wadena County, Crow Wing County and the Minnesota Department of Human Services. In retirement she became a guardian/conservator for vulnerable adults. In addition to her love of being with her children and grandchildren, Roberta enjoyed traveling, socializing, music and dancing.
Roberta will be greatly missed by her children, Daniel (Beverly) Anderson, of Brainerd, Douglas (Paula) Anderson, of Little Falls, Curt (Pat) Wells, of Wahpeton, N.D., and David (Karen) Wells, of Alexandria; her grandchildren, Alyssa, Aric, Anna, Tyler, Derek, Chantelle and Briana Anderson and Jason, Jared and Marshall Wells; two great-grandchildren, Carson and Easton Wells, and a third due any day; her brothers, Ken (Rose) Kramer and Jeff (Terri) Kramer, both of Brainerd; her sisters, Ann (Bill) Buttweiler, of Las Vegas, and Lori (Rob) Erickson, of Lakeville, Minn.; and her stepparents, John and Norma Schnabl, of Fort Ripley. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Pauline Kramer; her brothers, Ron and Mike Kramer; her husband, Verne Wells; and her children, Carla and Scott Anderson. Services entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.
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