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Dennis R Dale
May 12, 1945 ~ September 13, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Dennis R. Dale, 78, of Sioux Falls, SD died September 13, 2023 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Family graveside service will be held Friday, September 29, 2023 at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Howard, SD.
Dennis was born in Madison Community Hospital on May 12, 1945 to Raymond and Violet (Allgaier) Dale. He grew up on a farm northeast of Howard, SD and was baptized and confirmed at St John’s Lutheran Church in Howard. Dennis attended Howard schools and graduated from Howard High School in 1963. He attended school in Minneapolis, MN, began work at Braniff Airlines and lived on a house boat. Dennis also worked for Miner County, the South Dakota Highway Department, and was a long-haul truck driver.
Dennis was a car and truck enthusiast and built and displayed many model kits. He was a story teller and enjoyed his time with family and friends. If his truck route took him near family he always stopped for a visit or an overnight stay parking his rig near by or at a truck stop.
Dennis is preceded in death by his parents. He was an only child and is survived by many cousins.