Funeral service for Sandra Lee “Sandy” Wellman, 70, Lawrence will be 2 pm Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. She died Saturday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born August 22, 1947 in North Dakota the daughter of George Kenneth and Harriet Lucille Hanson Stapleton.
She grew up in California and moved to Lawrence in 1984. She worked for a veterinary clinic for several years.
She met and married the love of her life Michael J. Wellman on November 28, 1984 at Cupids Chapel of Love in Reno, Nevada. He survives of the home. Other survivors include sons Jason and Justin Haskell, daughter Georgette Yost, brothers Brent and wife Patty Stapleton as well as Brad and wife Dana Stapleton of Santa Rosa, California, 7 grandchildren Josh Wilks, Jessica Haskell, Kristin Haskell, Nicollette Haskell, Hailey Haskell, Reagan Haskell, and Taylor Yost. 4 great-grandchildren Jay, Kymariana, Liam and Leila.
Friends may sign the register Wednesday from noon to 8 pm and Thursday from 9 am to service time at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Meals-On-Wheels in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence KS 66044.