WHEATON, Ill. -- Robert Wells, age 83, died April 14 at Central DuPage Hospital here. He was a retired executive of Brach's Candy Co. and in recent years had served as a consultant to companies in the food industry, as well as to the Asparagus Club, a service organization of the National Grocers Association, Reston, Va.
rs from the sinking of the USS Indianapolis.
Surviving Wells are two daughters, Laurie Wells and Linda Brauer; one grandson; and his companion, Kay Smith.
A memorial service was held at Faith Lutheran Church in Glen Ellyn, Ill., April 18.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested for Faith Lutheran Church or Central DuPage Hospital, Wheaton, Ill.