Allen D. Wells, 49

Allen D. Wells, 49, of Otsego passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born Sept. 23, 1970, in Allegan, the son of Daniel and Dawn (Kingsley) Wells.

For many years, Al had worked as a machine operator at Hascal Steel and had also done roofing and installed drywall.

In his free time he enjoyed playing guitar, cooking, playing horseshoes and watching movies. Al loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

On Sept. 15, 2012, at Brookside Park in Otsego, he married Deborah Gernhart who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Candice “K.D.” Wells, Kelly (Lee) Brooks, Anthony (Kelly) Miller and Melissa (Mike) Pinks; mother, Dawn Wells; father, Daniel (Rhonda) Wells; 12 grandchildren; siblings, Joseph Diskin, Daniel Wells II and Kyle Wells; and his grandmother, Bonnie Showers.

He was preceded in death by his children, Anthony Wells and Angel Gernhart; his grandfather; and his father-in-law.

According to his wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family memorial service will take place at Chicora Country Chapel on Saturday, June 20, at 1 p.m.

Contributions in memory of Al may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous. Messages of condolence may be posted at


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