|Birth: ||Mar. 26, 1921|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 2010|
Dale U. Dafler, age 89, of Eaton, OH and formerly of Ingomar in Preble County, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2010. The fourth of twelve children of Joseph Raymond and Wanda Unger Dafler, he was born March 26, 1921 in Lanier township. Dale graduated from Lanier High school class of 1940. Dale served along with several of his brothers in World War II. Upon his return from the service he went to work for NCR company where he worked for nearly thirty years. Dale married Catherine Simpson, the daughter of George and Mary Fogg Simpson on May 2, 1947. Dale and Catherine raise five children and lived in the hamlet of Ingomar for 50 years. He was a longtime member of the St. John's Lutheran Church in Ingomar.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents and his in-laws. Brothers and sisters-in-law Joseph and Virginia Dafler, Henry Arthur and Virginia Dafler, Gerald and Freda Dafler, James Eugene and Marjorie Dafler, brother-in-law Hugh Sigler, brothers Paul (Pete) Dafler and John Dafler. Dale was also preceded in death by a granddaughter Andrea Nicole Dafler, a grandson Allen Marshall, and a great grandson Egan Gregory Rinehart.
Dale is survived by his wife Catherine of 63 years, his five children and spouses. Elaine Ryan of New Lebanon, Barbara and P.A. McCloud of Liberty, In., William (Bill) and Julie Dafler of New Madison. Dale Duane Dafler of Eaton, and Steven and Cindy Dafler of Farmersville. Dales surviving grandchildren and spouses Tony Rinehart, Greg and Lori Rinehart, John McCloud and fiancée Alicia Haas, Steven McCloud, Wesley Dafler, Gina and Kevin Johnson, Kyle and Laura Dafler, Ashely Dafler, Andy Dafler, Joe and Amy LaPointe, and Jon Fiala. Dales surviving great-grandchildren Shawn Rinehart, Samantha Rinehart, Ella Rinehart, Gracie McCloud, Cooper McCloud, Lleyton Johnson, Katalyn LaPointe, Hanna LaPointe, and Gracie LaPointe. Dale is also survived by sisters and brothers-in-law Agnes and Joe Dalton, Caroline Sigler, Samantha and Bill Riffel, Patricia and Kevin Murray, brothers and sisters-in-law Fred and Joanne Dafler, Ken and Earlene Dafler, sister-in-law Kay Dafler. Dale is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, July 10, 2010 at the Robert L. Crooks Funeral Center at Preble Memory Gardens - 3377 US Rt. 35 - West Alexandria, OH. Pastor Laura Cavendish presiding. Friends may call on the family from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Saturday at the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the St. John's Lutheran Church - 2139 Enterprise Rd. - West Alexandria - 45381. Interment Twin Valley Cemetery.
Joseph Dafler (1894 - 1970)
Wanda Unger Dafler (1897 - 1957)
Joseph Raymond Dafler (1915 - 1999)*
Henry Arthur Dafler (1917 - 1983)*
Gerald Granville Dafler (1919 - 1999)*
Dale Unger Dafler (1921 - 2010)
James Eugene Dafler (1923 - 2010)*
Paul D Dafler (1931 - 2004)*
John W. Dafler (1938 - 2004)*
Twin Valley Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 08, 2010
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