Dale Rutherford (1958 - 2019)

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Dale S. Rutherford
October 12, 1958 - January 5, 2019
Dale S. Rutherford of Waterford, CA passed peacefully into heaven surrounded by his family and friends on Saturday, January 5, 2019.

Dale was born to the late John and Rose Rutherford on October 12, 1958, in Franklin, Indiana. He graduated from Gustine High School in 1977. Dale married his wife, Nina, on February 14, 2007. Dale enjoyed many outdoors activities such as camping, fishing, water skiing, cooking, gardening, golfing, and tending to his yard. His greatest joys though were his children and grandchildren. Despite his health struggle, Dale always found a way to be present in their lives to cheer them on.

Dale is survived by his wife Nina Rutherford and his children: David (Beth) Correia, Sarah (Ron) Crayton, Frank (Talina) Correia, Zach (Jenny) Rutherford, Gunner (Angel) Rutherford, Eli Rutherford, and Gabby Rutherford. He will be fondly remembered by his 9 grand children, who were the light of his life: Nina, Gia, George, Faythe, Lucas, Addy, Bella, Jack, and Camdyn and will be forever remembered by his brother Bill Rutherford. Dale will also be greatly missed by his beloved dog, Gracie, who never left his side. Dale is preceded in death by his parents Rose and John Rutherford, brother John Rutherford, and son Austin Rutherford.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Dale Rutherford Memorial Fund, at https://venmo.com/code?user_id=2652019730939904214

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, January 13, 2019, at New Life Christian Center (2918 W. Tuolumne Rd. Turlock, CA, North Building) at 1:30PM. Dessert reception will follow.

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Eaton Family Funeral & Cremation Service
513 12Th St
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 492-9222
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Published in the Modesto Bee on Jan. 10, 2019