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Mary Wells

December 01, 1925 - April 14, 2017

Funeral services - Thursday

April 20, 2017
- 10:00am

North Dakota Veterans Cemetery Chapel


Boulger Funeral Home

Mary Wells

December 01, 1925 - April 14, 2017


Mary Wells passed away peacefully and quietly from complications of dementia; surrounded by her family.

Mary J. Bonogofsky was born on December 1, 1925 at Brisbane, ND the daughter of Matt and Katherine (Kraft) Bonogofsky. Mary grew up on the farm and graduated from Carson High School. She married Floyd Wells in New Lipzig, ND on November 2, 1947, the couple then moved to Fargo, ND. She worked in the hospitality industry for many years.

She is survived by her children: Wanda (Jim) Brekke, Anoka, MN; Rhonda Jones, Fargo; and Patrick (Nanci) Wells, Monticello, MN; 4 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren; and her siblings: Margaret Emch, Dickinson, ND; Bernice Zimmerman, Seattle, WA; David (Maryln Ann) Bonogofsky, Mandan, ND; and sister-in-law, Mary Lou Bonogofsky, Carson, ND.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Floyd in 2001, and her siblings: Josephine (Andy) Emter, Ann Weinberger, Dorothy Woodbury, Frank Bonogofsky; James Bonogofsky; and Jacob, Agnes, and Gottlieb Bonogofsky.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Mandan, ND.


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8 responses to “Mary Wells”

  1. Wayne Ramsett says:

    I worked with Mary for many, many years at the Fargo Eagles Club. So sorry for your loss…. I know she is pulling winning Pull Tabs in Heaven.

  2. Jan Weinberger Strand says:

    She Lived
    She loved
    She Laughed

  3. Kurt and Cheryl Quanbeck says:

    We always enjoyed visiting with Mary. Thinking of you. Kurt and Cheryl

  4. Sandra Riely says:

    May the memories that mean the most to you live forever in your heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your friend. , Sandra Riely

  5. Nanci. Wells says:

    Mary was full of life she loved and enjoyed life to the fullest. We will miss you and love you always. Nanci Wells

  6. E John & Brenda Carlson says:

    We want to extend our sincere sympathies to the family of Mary. We remember well when Floyd and Mary lived in Prairie Rose. They were well liked and nice people. May she rest in peace with her Floyd and God bless you all.

  7. Billie says:

    I was honored to have been able to assist Mary in her final 7 months of life. Much love to her and her family

  8. Lynne says:

    Sorry for your loss Pat, even if she did hate me. I never knew why, either. Maybe it was the freckles. I know how much you loved your parents. Both of mine are gone also. Take care.

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