Dale Ray Yowell, 65, Humboldt, passed away at his home Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. Dale was born on Oct. 23, 1952, in Chanute, the son of Eldon C.B. and Ruth Louise (LaSalle) Yowell. He married his high school sweetheart, Randee Kay McCullough, on Jan. 16, 1971, and was the best husband to her for 46 years. She survives him at their home.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator at Monarch Cement Company in Humboldt, and was also a carpenter and farmer. He was a member of Local Boilermaker Lodge D93 and was a past volunteer fireman.
Dale loved his family more than anything. He enjoyed fishing and camping at Roaring River State Park, hunting, farming, watching KU basketball and drinking coffee. Dale coached baseball for many years. More recently, he spent his spare time watching cooking shows and taught himself to cook great meals for his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Mike Yowell and wife Sheri of Humboldt and Jeremy Yowell of Olathe; his brother, Wayne Yowell and wife Bonnie of Wichita; a sister, Patricia Yowell of Florida; three grandchildren, Ty Yowell, Seth Yowell and Peyton Yowell; his mother-in-law, Rogene McCullough; his brother, Rick Hottenstein and wife Timmee of Humboldt; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lyle Yowell; and father-in-law, E.L. “Mac” McCullough.
Cremation has been requested.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Humboldt. Online condolences may be left at www.countrysidefh.com. Memorials have been suggested to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Humboldt First Baptist Church and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 908 Central, Humboldt, KS 66748.
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