Dale E. Cole
SPRINGFIELD - Dale E. Cole, 89, of Springfield, Ill., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at St. Joseph's Home in Springfield.
He was born on May 11, 1923, in Spencer, Iowa, the son of Daniel E. and Mabel Schadt Cole. Dale married Joyce Marilyn Bethel on April 11, 1962. He served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II and operated Bruce Terminix for many years.
He was a member of the Rochester United Methodist Church, a 50 year member of the Waveland Park Masonic Lodge # 654 A.F.& A.M., Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Lodge Council Chapter Consistory, and Ansar Shrine.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce of Springfield; a son, Brett J. Cole of Springfield; one brother and one sister both of California.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Wilson Park Funeral Home in Rochester.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the Rochester United Methodist Church with Reverend Cathy Sweet officiating. Burial will be in the Rochester Cemetery and memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Home in Springfield.
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