|Birth: ||May 10, 1935|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 2013|
courtesy of Bates Funeral Chapel:
Dale D. Allee, 77, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died Monday, February 18, 2013, at the Mahaska Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa.
He was born May 10, 1935, at Taintor, Iowa, the son of Earnest M. and Maude Milledge Allee.
On January 19, 1953, he was united in marriage to Sally J. Tucker at Montezuma, Iowa.
Early on, Dale drove a low-boy for Kaiser Construction. He went on to manage Fina & Trax Service Stations in Oskaloosa. Last, he worked for Norris Construction in Ottumwa, Iowa, and retired from there in 1998.
Dale enjoyed tinkering in the garage, working in the yard, and watching NASCAR. He enjoyed working on cars; early on, building and working on race cars, and buying and selling old cars and old car parts. Later in life he enjoyed making trips to Prairie Meadows. He had a soft spot in his heart for animals, especially dogs. He was a social member of the V.F.W. and the Eagles.
His family includes his wife of over 60 years, Sally Allee of Oskaloosa; their children, Randy Allee of San Jose, California, Sharee (& Jay) Walter of Austin, Texas, Karen Smith of Des Moines, Jack (& Angie) Allee of Tigard, Oregon, Marsha (& Brad) VanDusseldorp of Pella, Iowa, and Ernest (& Vonda) Allee of Oskaloosa; nine grandchildren, Jennifer (& Chad) Albaugh, Amanda (& Brian) Schroder, Jacob (& Michelle) Allee, Melissa (& Shane Bloodsworth) Van Dusseldorp, Ezra Allee, Reggie (& Joebe) Smith, Lindsey (& Billy Moore) Allee, Emily Allee, and Jackson Allee; fifteen great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Rae Tucker of Ottumwa; and many nieces and nephews, including Phil Laud, Douglas Long, and Janet Long.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Kelsey Jo Smith; a son-in-law, Tom Smith; three brothers, Tracy, James, and Raymond Long; a sister, Dorothy Swan; his mother-in-law, Gail Teetie Tucker; a brother-in-law, Tommy Tucker; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Dody Laud.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 21, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa, with Pastor Alvern Boetsma officiating. As was Dale's wish, his body will be cremated following the funeral ceremony. Burial of the urn will be in the Bellefountaine Cemetery at a later date. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation with the family present will be in the Bates Funeral Chapel on Thursday morning from 9:30 until service time at 11.
Earnest Allee (1884 - 1961)
Maude Mae Milledge Allee (1898 - 1976)
Dorothy Mae Long Swan (1915 - 1939)**
Tracy E. Long (1916 - 1989)**
Raymond Porter Long (1918 - 1978)**
James K. Long (1920 - 1998)**
Dale D. Allee (1935 - 2013)
Created by: Bill Bates
Record added: Feb 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105496087
Added: May. 10, 2013