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Gerald Roger Dale

May 30, 1940 June 19, 2017
Gerald Roger Dale
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Obituary for Gerald Roger Dale

Worthington, MN

Gerald Roger Dale "JD" , age 77, was born on May 30, 1940, in Fairfax, MN, the son of Henry and Laura (Von Spreecken) Dale. He lived on the family farm until 1960 at which time he did custom combining. He moved to Worthington, MN in 1966 and was a truck driver for Schipper Trucking. Gerald married Sharon (Shari) Lolkus on March 4, 1967, in Luverne, MN. He went to work for Schaap Sanitation in 1970 and in 1992 he went to work for J.D Donovan until his retirement in 2002. Jerry loved to garden, drink coffee, fish, and go to the casinos. He also loved to watch the British comedy. Gerald passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017, at his residence in Worthington, MN.
Gerald is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sharon (Shari) Dale of Worthington, MN; his son David of Trimont, MN and his special friend Brenda and grandson Jeff Dale; his daughter Dawn of Angier, NC, son-in-law Michael Hauth, granddaughters Meagan Cummings and Camrelle Cummings, grandsons Kody Cummings and Ryan Hauth, granddaughter Alicia and grandson Ben Khatt, great granddaughter Teagan Warren, and sister, Carol and David Marks of Spencer, IA.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Laura Dale; sister Marjorie and her husband Orlin Mack; sister Dorothy and her husband Alfred Larson; sister June Scharfencamp; sister Jan and her husband Clyde DeBoom; brothers LeRoy and Allen Dale; sister and brother-in-law Carol and Glen Eggleston, and sister-in-law Elaine Lolkus.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the American Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at the American Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Bailey Fossum officiating. Casket bearers will be Jeff Dale, Kody Cummings, Taylor Kruger, Tim Dale, Chris Cummings, and Ben Khatt. Honorary bearer will be Dwayne Lee. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

21

Jun

5:00 PM 6/21/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/21/2017 7:00:00 PM
American Lutheran Church

915 Winifred St
Worthngton, MN 56187

American Lutheran Church
915 Winifred St Worthngton 56187 MN
United States

Service

Thursday

22

Jun

10:30 AM 6/22/2017 10:30:00 AM
American Lutheran Church

915 Winifred St
Worthngton, MN 56187

American Lutheran Church
915 Winifred St Worthngton 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

29600 County Highway 35 Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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