Dale Champion
1941 - 2021
BORN
1941
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Weicht Funeral Home Inc
207 N West St
Angola, IN

ANGOLA - Dale A. Champion, 79, of Angola, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born on September 29, 1941 in Steuben County, Indiana to John and Margery (Wells) Champion. Dale graduated from Fremont High School.

He married Diane R. Oberlin on May 9, 1972.

Dale was a mechanic and owned Jerry's Marathon Gas Station in Angola, Indiana. He also was an auctioneer. Dale served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of the Angola Christian Church, Orland American Legion Post 423 and the N.R.A.

Dale enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and watching his grandchildren's sporting events.

Surviving is his wife, Diane R. Champion, of Angola, Indiana; son, Jon (Amanda) Champion, of Grabill, Indiana; daughter, Leann (Chris) Jordan, of Fremont, Indiana; five grandchildren, Patrick Champion, Audrey Champion, Brody Jordan, Kendall Jordan and Logan Jordan. Also surviving are his brother, Thomas (Connie) Champion of Fremont, Indiana and sisters-in-law, Jeanette Champion and Mickie Champion both of Fremont, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Dick Champion and Lynn Champion and sister, Anna Walters.

Following Dale's wishes there will be no services.

Memorial donations may be made in Dale's memory to the Woodburn Christian Children's Home, PO Box 459, Woodburn, IN 46797.

Condolences may be expressed online through our website: www.weichtfh.com

Local arrangements are being handled by the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana. 


Published by KPCNews on Apr. 20, 2021.
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We are so sorry to read of Dale's passing. Great memories of him picking his kids up as Rhonda watched Jon and Leann when they were young. God Bless and blessings to Diane and family.
Mark & Rhonda Heifner
Friend
July 30, 2021
Diane I am sorry to hear of Dale passing. He was a good man and was a good friend and fisherman. Please take care. Love and Prayers
Kathryn Nardone
Friend
May 27, 2021
Thinking of your family during this most difficult time. May you find comfort in all your memories.
Tammy Sue
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April 22, 2021
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