WYANET -- Arthur E. "Art" Dale, 50, of Wyanet
died at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at his home.
Born April 2, 1953, in Princeton to Merle T. and
Blanche (Wallis) Dale, he married Sharon A. Nielsen Sept. 24, 1977, in
Sheffield. She survives.
He had worked for Steele and Haurberg in Walnut,
Bureau Service in Princeton and Someone's in the Kitchen in Princeton. He
graduated from Western Illinois University with a bachelor of science
He was a member of Bureau Valley Sports Boosters
and a former member of the Wyanet Fire Department.
Also surviving are his parents of New Bedford;
three daughters, Rachel (Scott Sabin) Dale and Lisa Dale, both of Wyanet,
and Sarah (Troy Fehrenbacher) Dale of Charleston; one brother, Alan (Chris)
Dale of Walnut; and one sister, Cindy (Allen) Plumley of Spring, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the
New Bedford Christian Church with the Rev. David Beebe officiating. Burial
will be in the Manlius Cemetery, Manlius.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today,
Tuesday, in the church.
Memorials may be directed to the Wyanet Fire
Department or Bureau Valley Sports Boosters.
The Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Wyanet is in
charge of arrangements. (Bureau County Republican, Mar. 3, 2004, submitted
by Janine Crandell)