Roseann Denise Wells

Roseann Denise Wells
Roseann Denise Wells

Roseann Denise Wells passed on May 8, 2020. She was born on March 4, 1959 in Amarillo, TX to Evelyn and Arthur Detten. She graduated from Alamo Catholic High School and WTSU. Roseann was a lifelong nurse in several capacities, greatly admired by her co-workers and patients. She was naturally empathetic and caring.

With the help of the fine physicians at MD Anderson, BSA, and the Harrington Cancer Center, Roseann valiantly battled illness, not once but twice, before peacefully moving on surrounded by her family. Roseann was a wonderful wife, mother, and friend. She loved her family dearly and was an inspiration all the way to the end.

She is survived by husband Monte Wells, daughters Emily Wells and Claire Seekins, brothers Steve Detten and wife Ann, Danny Detten and wife Bernice, sisters Arline Rohrbach and husband Eddie, Carolyn Jeter, Mary Hanss and husband Walter, Cheryl Demas, Elaine Detten, Janelle Detten, June Gabel and husband Don, Lois Pearce and husband Jim, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by parents Evelyn and Arthur Detten and sisters Madelyn Duby and Phyllis Campbell.

Services will be at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, with David Ritchie from Redeemer Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M.- 7:00 P.M., Monday, May 11, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

14 Replies to “Roseann Denise Wells”

  1. Roseann was my favorite boss when I was the coach driver. She treated me and everyone with the upmost respect. Even though she had to bail me out a lot.

  2. Loving thoughts and memories flooding in as I remember this kind child and her wonderful sisters and brothers. Sending love and compassion for a life taken to soon.

  3. Roseann’s beauty shined for all, her smile lit up the room. Rest In Peace my dear friend. I am blessed for having you be a part of my life, you will always be my maid of honor. Until we meet again, love you always.

  4. I am sure your family feels your love shining on them. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  5. she was a classmate at Alamo she was a very sweet person, kind as all her family … my condolences to all and may God hold her tight in his arms as I am sure he did as he welcomed her home.

  6. May Roseann rest in the Glory of the Lord. May her family draw comfort from the faith in the Almighty’s mercy and everlasting love for a mother, sister, cousin or friend.

  7. Our hearts and prayer go out to all of the family and friends of dear Roseann during this time of sorrow. We pray the love of God will bring comfort and healing to all who knew and loved her.
    – Carol Dean

  8. Roseann was the sweetest person I have ever known. She was a very good friend to me in my youth and I will never forget her. She was so kind. I will use my memory of her to be a better person. I loved her like a sister.

  9. Father of all, we pray to you for Roseann the loved sister of my friend and classmate, Elaine, and for all those whom we love but see no longer. Grant to them eternal rest. Let light perpetual shine upon them. May his soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

    Dianne Miller Slaughter
    Class of 1963
    St. Mary’s Academy , Amarillo, TX

  10. My husband (Leo J. Wink) and I offer our condolences to your family. Leo was one of many of Roseann’s cousins.

    I also want you to know that the Alumni Group for Alamo Catholic High School, St. Mary’s Academy and Price Memorial College/Catholic High School have been notified of Roseann’s passing.

    Our prayers for peace and comfort for your family.

  11. Rest In Peace Roseanne. Love you Anita and Terry and my Townsend family. Rest sweet angel, till we meet again in heaven. ❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏✝️✝️✝️✝️ May your family have prayers and love ❤️ at this time. You will be missed. ( sleep now cousin)

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