Clifford J. "Kip" Wells, Sr., age 87, of Cascade Rd., Lake Placid, NY Passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, NY.
Kip was born May 8, 1933 in Saranac Lake, NY the son of Truman and Gertrude (Patnode) Wells, he served in the United States Army stationed in Germany and as an MP during the Korean War. He was discharged in 1955. After his discharge from the United States Army he married Greta A. Maynard March 10, 1956 at Adirondack Community Church, Lake Placid NY. He Loved to cook and Kip was employed as a chef at Placid Memorial Hospital and the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY. He also worked as an aide at Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid, NY for several years. Kip loved his family and cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren.
Kip is survived by his wife: Greta A. (Maynard) Wells of Lake Placid, NY; one son, Clifford J. Wells, Jr. and his wife Natalie; 3 grandchildren, Melissa Holland and her husband William, Josh Wells and his fiancé Helen Crosen and Caitlin VanDaen and her fiancé Jason Conrad; great grandchildren, William Holland, Olivia Holland, Lauren Holland, Alyssa Wells, Sophia Wells, Ruby Crosen, Emma Wells and Calleigh Wells. He was predeceased by his parents, Truman and Gertrude wells; one great granddaughter, Kiersten Wells; three sisters, Helen Parker, Mamie Sears, and Violet Bliss; and four brothers, Edward Wells, Harold Wells, Truman Wells, and Robert Wells.
There are no services scheduled at this time. The M. B. Clark, Inc., Funeral Home in Lake Placid, NY is in charge of arrangements. Relatives and friends are invited to share a memory or leave condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.
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