PORT CLINTON: Dale Trent, 79, of Port Clinton, OH, passed away Tuesday, January 08, 2013 at Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor, OH, surrounded by his loving family.
Dale was born on March 13, 1933 in Saylersville, KY, the son of John and Rora (Saylor) Trent. On November 21, 1951 in Saylersville, KY, he married Beatrice M. Triplett and she survives.
Dale worked at Celotex until his retirement in 1974. He then became an owner and partner of the Port Clinton Fisheries until his retirement in 1997. Dale enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and horse racing. His proudest accomplishment was raising a large family. Dale was a longtime member of the Port Clinton Elks Lodge
#1718. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.
In addition to his loving wife of 61 years, Beatrice; Dale is survived by his daughters, Beverly (Thomas) Whitten, Sharon (David) Bacak, Vanessa (Paul) Kellogg, Ramona (Henry) Sivinski and Theresa (Paul) Hauke; sons, Dale (Kimberly) Trent and Darryl (Tracy) Trent; 15 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Maggie Buie, Ila Stephens, Priscilla Lorensen and Allene Stephens; brothers, Tracy Trent and Bill Trent. Dale was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Mattie Gebhardt, Mila Stephens, Mavis Edwards, Wanda Neumann and Alta Trent.
Funeral service and visitation will be private for family and extended family. Interment will be in LaCarpe Cemetery, Lacarne, OH.
Memorial donations in memory of Dale may be given to the Erie Twp. Vol. Fire Dept. Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com