The following July 11, 1957, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 5, columns 3-4:
Barbara Nomanson Weds Dale Worley
Barbara Nomanson became the bride of Dale E. Worley of Highland
Saturday, June 29, in the parsonage of Lowell Methodist church.
The bride, who has been making her home in Gary, is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. E.C. Nomanson of Lowell.
The bride wore a two piece pink silk dress in street length and a white
orchid corsage for her wedding.
The matron of honor was Mrs. Joseph Mika, Jr., and she was attired in a
powder blue summer knit dress with matching accessories. She wore a
corsage of pink roses.
The best man for the ceremony was Joseph Mika, Jr.
The Rev. Claude J. Eaton officiated at the rites after which the couple
greeted 75 guests at a reception in the Cedar Lake home of the bride's
brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. John Vislosky.
After a brief wedding trip the newlyweds are making their home at 4104
Madison street, Gary.
The new Mrs. Worley was graduated from Lowell high school and the St.
Mary's Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. Her husband, an alumnus of the
Media, Illinois, schools, is associated with Nickels Engineering in
Dale Worley was formerly associated with the Belanger racing team when
car No. 99 won the 500 mile race at Indianapolis in 1951 and the
national AAA championship the same year.
A copy of the following article, from the June 20, 1984, Lowell Tribune, was found in the Lowell Public Library clippings file (LH--Vital Statistics, vol 1, page 6):
Twenty Years Ago
June 11, 1964
Dale Edward Worley, age 45, of Griffith, died June 6 on arrival at St. Catherine's Hospital. He is survived by his wife Barbara Nomanson Worley; one daughter, Lynn Ellen; two sons, Douglas and Michael; one sister, Mrs. Raymond Conway, of Orlando, Fla. Funeral services were held Tues., June 9, at Sheets Funeral Home with the Rev. E.L. Worley officiating. Burial was in the Lowell Cemetery. Worley was well known in the race car circuits. He was an employee of Nichols Engineering Co. of Highland and was a mechanic for top race car drivers. He became known for his skill at building custom hot rods and modified stock cars as well. In 1951 Worley was chief mechanic for the Belanger Special roadster, driven by Lee Wallard into the winner's circle of the Indianapolis 500 mile race.