Dallas Ryan Morinelli

February 2, 2007 ~ August 26, 2019 (age 12)


Dallas Ryan Morinelli, 12 passed away at home peacefully on Monday, August 26, 2019 in St. Paul.  

Services for Dallas will be Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the St. Paul Civic Center (423 Howard Avenue).  Pastor Jim Hammond of the Christian Motorcycle Association will officiate.  The family has asked for attendees to wear their “Team Dallas” shirts if possible.

Visitation will be from 4-8 P.M. on Friday, September 13, 2019 at the St. Paul Civic Center. Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.  

Dallas Ryan was born February 2, 2007 in St. Paul. Dallas attended St. Paul Public School through the 6th grade.  He was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2016, undergoing numerous surgeries and hospital stays in the past several years.  He enjoyed riding his bicycle, playing baseball & football, fishing, ATV’s, motorcycles, bow & arrow and swimming when he could.  He also enjoyed being a Boy Scout and he cherished his dog, Batman.  He became wheelchair bound and enjoyed video games & Pokémon.  Dallas was inducted into the Redneck Knuckle Draggers RKD riding group. His favorite colors were red & gold.  

His family took special care of him these past several years; Mom & Dad, his brother, Bladyn and his baby sister, Monica; he enjoyed her watching him and lying by him tickling his feet. Grandparents, relatives, extended family and friends did all they could to help!  He enjoyed having the teachers come to see him and helping him complete the 6th grade; he was looking forward to Mrs. Schulte helping him start 7th grade.   

Those left to cherish his memory include his parents, Brandy & Dwayne Wellons; brothers, Bladyn Morinelli and Solomon Wellons; sister, Monica Wellons; grandparents, Glenn & Janet Shriner, John Morinelli, Andrea Wellons, Micheal Drummond and Erica Drummond; great-grandma, Carolyn Klein; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Don Moore, George Bailey, and Berma Wellons; uncle, Kelcey Wellons; and numerous great-great grandparents.

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September 13, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
St. Paul Civic Center (Dallas)

Funeral Service
September 14, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Paul Civic Center (Dallas)

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