Dale proudly served in the U.S. Army. He graduated from MSU and worked as a chemist for the U.S. Government. He belonged to the American Chemical Society and was a member of the Downtown Coaches Club.
He is survived by his sister, Eldonna Jackabon; several nieces and nephews; and good friends, Darlene and Robert Burgess and Becky and James Wolf. He was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 3 sisters.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 13, 2014, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice.