- Born: 17 Mar 1920, Guadalupita, New Mexico
- Died: 26 Jan 2009, Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico at age 88
- Buried: Mission Garden of Memories Cemetery, Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico
Noted events in her life were:
• Census, 1930, New Mexico, San Miguel County, Las Vegas City, Ward 2, District 31, Image 12 of 16. Age 10 yrs.
• Obituary, 26 Jan 2009, Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico.
Bertha M. Wells, 88, of Clovis, New Mexico, died Monday, January 26, 2009, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born March 17, 1920, in Guadalupita, New Mexico to Joseph and Lillie Miller Regensberg.
She married Howard S. Wells December 21, 1941, in Las Vegas, New Mexico. She was a longtime resident of Clovis and worked at Clovis Army Airfield until it closed. During a period when the base was closed, she worked at Montgomery Ward's. She returned to work at Cannon Air Force Base until her retirement in 1978 as a procurement officer. She was a member of the American Business Women's Association, the Retired Railroaders Association, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and the Curry County Republican Women. She was a charter member of Parkland Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Jack Wells of Corrales, New Mexico and Mike Wells (Karen) of Clovis and two grandchildren, Greg and Karly Wells of Clovis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 3 sisters and 5 brothers.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, 2009, at Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis with Pastor Doug Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at Mission Garden of Memories.
Casket bearers will be Jim Hailey, Dick Gressett, Charlie Eldridge and Alan Hamilton.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home, 800 E. Manana, Clovis, New Mexico 88101