1928 - 2014
Born November 26, 1928, Dale, at the age of 85, passed peacefully March 24, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Virginia, of Loomis; daughter Lynn Young, of Citrus Heights; grandpa of Charles and Danielle Young; Papa of great-grandchildren Hunter & Levi Bennett & Elijah Young; sister Helen Mae Hansmeier of Iowa; brother Kieran Anderson of Loomis, Daylene's partner Jackie Richie of Clear Lake; and many nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his mother & father, Arch & Mabel Anderson of Minn.; daughter Daylene Wood of Clear Lake & brothers Duane, of No. Highlands & Jim of Australia. Dale was born in Iowa and attended school there. After graduating High School in 1946, he joined the US Amy. He served in Korea as a Medical Lab Tech and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and Army of Occupation Medal, Japan. After his discharge in 1947 he attended Chico State College from 1949 to 1952. He married Virginia Hundley in 1952 and they moved to North Highlands's, CA. He worked in construction for 5 years, completed his college degree at Sacramento State College and began teaching at Washington Unified Sch. Dist. in West Sacramento in 1957. He continued teaching for 31 years and retired in 1988. After his retirement Dale & Virginia traveled extensively thru many states and national parks in their RV; took tours to Alaska & Hawaii; then in 2002 purchased a summer home in Spalding, CA, where they made many Lasting friendships.

Services for Dale will be held April 12, 2014 at 2:00PM at East Lawn Memorial Park, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento , CA. After interment a celebration of life will be held at Brookfield's Restaurant, 4343 Madison Ave. Sacramento. If wished, in lieu of flowers, memorials in his name may be made to the Spalding Community Church, 687-905 Lakeview Dr. Susanville, CA 96130; the Loomis Raley's Food for Families Program; or any other charity of your choosing.

Funeral Home

East Lawn Sierra Hills Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 732-2020
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Apr. 5, 2014