Dale A. Wells, 74, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 8:35 a.m., Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Rushville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Rushville.   He was born on July 26, 1942 in Rushville, IL a son of George Arthur & Hazel Marie Ogden Wells. He married Bonnie Bates on June 12, 1970 in Rushville, IL.  


She survives along with, (2) sons Gordon Wells & fiancée Julie Springer of Tallula, IL, Rick Gordley of Victoria, B.C. Canada, (3) daughters, Mindy Krumboltz & Brent of Beardstown, IL, Terri Cooper & Tom of Beardstown, IL, Lori Wells Cates of Tallula, IL, (11) grandchildren, Illyssa Gordley, Ricky Gordley, Zac Gordley, Kalina Gordley, Trevor Gordley, Taylor Wells, Dylan Power,  Raegan Krumboltz, Brock Krumboltz, Clinton Cooper, Allie Cooper, (8) Great Grandchildren, (2) sisters, Marilyn A. Lafary & Larry of Marquette Heights, IL, Janice S. Grady & Charles of Denver, CO, Daughter-in-Law, Jennifer Gordley of Rushville, IL.  He was preceded in death by (1) brother, Willis Wells, (1) sister, Norma Wells Kenney.  


Dale was a U.S. Army Veteran serving overseas in Germany.  He owned & operated Wells Construction over forty years and was a licensed Real Estate Broker.  He was a member of Schuyler American Legion Post #4 for over fifty years.  He was also a member of Moose Lodge # 506 and Beardstown Elks BPOE #1007.  


Funeral services will be held at11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Richard Young officiating.  Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery with Military honors by a U.S. Army Honors Detail and Schuyler American Legion Post #4.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Hope Blooms.  Private condolences & expressions of sympathy may be sent to