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Cherlyn Kay Wellman
Date of Death: September, 05 2015

          Cherlyn Kay Wellman, 60,long time resident of Bark River, passed away on Saturday September 5, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 8, 1954 in Fremont, MI, the daughter of Virginia (Wamser) and the late Henry Dempkey. On August 1, 1998 she married the late Joseph "Joe" Wellman in Bark River.
          Cherlyn was a wife, daughter, sister, loving mother, devoted grandmother, and a best friend to the many people who loved her during her life. Cherlyn graduated from Holton High School and went on to graduate from college with a degree in business management.  She loved the holidays and was always planning something special for her children and grandchildren.  She also had a great love for animals, the outdoors, reading, and crafts. 
           Cherlyn is survived by her mother, her brothers: Donald Dempkey, Kerry Dempkey and Gerald Dempkey, her daughters: Charlotte (Jeff) Meyer and Teresa Scott, her grandchildren: Jeffery Meyer, Timothy Meyer, Joseph Gagnon, and Brandon Scott, and her friend: Mike Maus.
          She was preceded in death by her husband: Joseph Wellman her father, as well as five brothers and one sister.
            Friends may call from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday September 11, 2015 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba, with a time of remembrance by her family at 5:15 p.m. Her family and friends will continue celebrating her life following services at her daughter's (Charlotte & Jeff's house) with a luncheon.
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