Denine Wells-Steinmetz

December 16, 1965 ‒ May 07, 2018

Xenia, Ohio
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio

Denine “Dee” Wells-Steinmetz, age 52, of Xenia, Ohio and formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio, took “Flight” from this life on Monday, May 7, 2018. She was born on December 16, 1965 in Portland, Maine. Denine was a proud member of the Air Force Mother’s Group in support of her son Adam who is a member of the United States Air Force.

She is survived by her son Adam Keith (Heather) Steinmetz; a grandson, Liam Keith Steinmetz; her parents, Rev. Stuart and Rev. Gail (Kennel) Wells; five siblings, Kathy Wells of Torrington, Connecticut, John (Tammy) Wells of Campton, New Hampshire, Tom (Cindi) Wells of Bellbrook, Ohio, Debra (Jonathon) Miller of Springfield Center, New York and Wendy Wells of Hallowell, Maine; two step sons, Aaron Steinmetz and Shane Steinmetz.

Denine was preceded in death by her husband Gene Keith Steinmetz in 2006.

Friends may call on Monday, June 18, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. The Rev. Brian Eastman will be officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery.

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  • Wendy, Im so sorry for your loss. I have no magic words to make this grief less. J st know your in my thoughts and prayers.

  • My heart goes out to your family , last time we took Dee camping with us was to wapicaneta KOA campground in Ohio on Memorial Day week end in 2016 Have great memories and pictures. R I P my Dear Friend I will miss you Debbie

  • So sorry for the loss of your daughter. She was a great friend and neighbor. Always letting people know where she stood. I have a lot of memories of Dee. Miss her so much. The family is in my thoughts and prayers

  • Wendy you are in our Prayers and Hearts 💞 Deepest sympathies from your turtle tribe 🐢 Please reach out to us if you should need anything. Love you.

  • Deepest sympathy for Adam and family I was a good friend of Keith’s and always got a kick out of Dee and him kidding each other they dearly loved their son Adam. R. I. P Dee good bless you and your family.

  • Adam,

    We are so sorry for your loss. We have such fond memories of your mother before you were even thought of. Keith and I worked with her at the Mount Vernon Country Club and then years later to have both you and Emily in class together was such a treat. We will keep her in our memories and you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you

  • My thoughts and prayers are with your family as you all work through this time before you. May you all find peace in the days ahead of you.

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