Dale D. Roland

Lansing, Michigan

Our loving husband and father, Dale D. Roland, was received into his Eternal Home on August 28, 2016. He was born June 4, 1928, in Lansing, to Charles and Jessie Roland.

Dale graduated from Lansing Eastern High School in 1946. He worked at Indian Hills Golf Course in Okemos for several years and later at Holt Car Quest.

He is survived by wife, Irene; children, Virginia (Mike) Reynolds, Gwen (Don) Fuller, Anson (Lorrie) Roland and Lydia Roland; four grandsons and six great-grandchildren; stepchildren, several step-grand and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews along with one sister. Preceding him in death were his first wife, Velma Roland, his parents, and 4 sisters.

A funeral service celebrating his life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2016, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2418 N. Aurelius Rd., Holt. His family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church and School.

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Lois M. Campbell
August 29, 2016 at 6:37 pm

Thinking of you Lydia – our family is lifting all of you up in prayer.

Keith Herbold
August 29, 2016 at 10:42 pm

The top of this page says “Mid-Michigan’s finest funeral home” which is very fitting because Dale Roland was one of Mid Michigan’s finest men!! Thank you Dale for all you’ve meant and done for our family!! Thank you Irene too!!

Murphy Family
August 30, 2016 at 9:34 am

Deepest sympathies to the Roland family. Thank you for being dear friends of the Jack and Connie Murphy family for decades.
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Lou Ann McGonagle (Hill)
August 30, 2016 at 3:36 pm

So sorry to hear of Dale’s transitioning to his heavenly position. I always enjoyed seeing him and his great smile!

Richard,Mary Ghastin & Girls
August 30, 2016 at 6:51 pm

So sorry for your loss. He always told great stories. Keep his legacy alive with all your memories.Our prayers are with the family at this time.

Mary Mair
September 1, 2016 at 9:53 am

He is resting now with our Lord. I am so thankful for Dale and all he had been to my mother, Irene Roland. He has been a steady rock for her and his presence will be missed His memory lives on in all of those who knew him.

September 2, 2016 at 4:16 am

Grandpa you will be greatly missed. You were an inspiration to all of us in the Family. I am sorry I will miss your Funeral as I am deployed again. May God bless the rest of our family in these sorrowing times. I miss you all and Love you.


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