Daniel Duane Wells, 63

Daniel Duane Wells age 63, of Crosby, ND passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at his home in Crosby.

Memorial service will be 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 22, 2019 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Crosby with Pastor Janet Gwin officiating.

Daniel was born on June 21, 1956 in Crosby, the son of Duane and Esther (Rossmiller) Wells. He graduated from Crosby High School and went to 2 years of College in Minneapolis. Daniel worked in the oilfield in the 70’s before moving to Minneapolis where he was a dispatcher for Quicksilver delivery.

Daniel started working for the North Dakota Industrial Commission Oil and Gas Division in Williston on August of 2011. He took great pride in his work. When given a job, you knew he would do a good job. He enjoyed talking to everyone he ran into. Daniel called himself the “River Rat” referring to checking wells in the spring to prevent flooding.

Danny loved baseball, he loved umpiring and he loved the kids. He loved his motorcycle. He loved his cat and he loved New Mexico. He also loved beating Phil at golf. Above all he loved his nephew, Kendall and his niece Jessie.

Daniel was preceded in death by his father, Duane Wells and his mother, Esther Wells and his sister, Teresa Wells.

He is survived by his brothers, Clinton Well and Joel Wells, sister, Michele (Rory) Gjovig, niece, Jessie and nephew, Kendall.

Stakston-Martin Funeral Home of Crosby, ND is in charge of arrangements.

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