Gerald “Jerry” A. Bales

Gerald “Jerry” A. Bales, 95, of  Wellington, Kansas died Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Wellington Health and Rehab in Wellington, Kansas.

Mass of Christian Burial will be private for the family.

Visitation will be Sunday, May 31, 2020 from 12:00 until 5:00 P.M. at the Shelley Family Funeral Home in Wellington.   No family reception is planned.

Shelley Family Funeral Home, Wellington, KS is in charge of arrangements.

Alda Boyd

Author: Alda Boyd

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