Christopher John Bales,  27, beloved son and brother, passed away Saturday, June 30th.  Recitation of the Rosary will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 7, with a memorial Mass of Christian Burial following at 10 am, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 210 N. B. Street.  Christopher is survived by his parents, John and Neta Bales, of Wellington; brothers Jakyah Bales (Sierra), and Jesse Bales (Chelsea), all of Wellington; sisters, Shannon Pruitt (Scott), of Wellington, and Jill Bales (Marshall Ellis), of Derby; grandparents, Gerald and Connie Bales, of Wellington; and several nieces and nephews.  Memorial donations to: Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas, COMCARE of Sedgwick County,  and the Sumner County Humane Society.  smithfamilymortuaries.com