Francis Dale Willmeth, age 80, Jewell, KS resident, passed away on March 14, 2023 at the Jewell County Hospital, Mankato, KS. He was born on August 1, 1942 to Phyllis and Francis Willmeth.
Francis went by Dale. He graduated from Smith Center High School and was a Veteran of the United States Air Force.
Dale enjoyed many hobbies during his life including singing barbershop, collecting and selling baseball cards and coins, raising quail and ducks, and gardening. He was very generous with the produce from his garden and with his volunteer time.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents.
Dale is survived by his two sons Richard Dale Willmeth and Eric (Tanya) Willmeth. He is also survived by four grandchildren. Other survivors include Arleta (Richard) Johnson Bonita (Ron) Hauxwell, Darrell Joe Willmeth, Phillip (Lea) Willmeth and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Dale will be missed by his family and many friends.
No services are scheduled.
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