Dale, of DeWitt, MI, died September 12, 2023, at the age of 92, with his “girls” by his side.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Phyllis; daughters, Julie (Steve) Younglove and Cathy (Dave) Ross; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Dale loved bowling and golfing and was an avid football fan.
After 38 years full time in the Michigan National Guard he retired as a lieutenant colonel.
He took great pride in caring for his lawn and relaxing on the patio by the pool.
He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.