Amy Sue Wells was born March 19, 1974 at Sioux Falls, SD to Teresa (Wells) Deurmier. She attended school at Ft. Pierre then moved to White Lake. She graduated from White Lake High School in 1992 where she was on the Honor Roll, participated in basketball, track and was a cheerleader. She lived in Minnesota then moved to Dallas, TX where she did modeling. She returned to Minnesota where she was a student at Southwest State University in Marshall, MN.
She is survived by her son, Phoenix Orion Baldwin and his father, Cooper Baldwin of Surprise, AZ; her mother and step-father, Teresa and Douglas Deurmier of Mitchell; her father, Rodney Glissendorf of White Lake; one sister, Melissa Hillman and husband, Dustin of Mitchell; two brothers: Owen Glissendorf of White Lake and Derek Meagher of Rapid City; her grandparents, Alfred (Ike) and Eva Lou Wells and Inge Glissendorf of White Lake; special grandparents, Ron and Shirley Ackman of Mitchell; godparents, Debbie Ackman of Mitchell and Robert Ackman of Letcher; special friend, Matthew Eich of Eden Prairie, MN, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Joyce Wells; her uncle, Michael Wells; great aunt and uncle, John and Dakota Wells and her great-grandparents.