Dale Clifford Prohaska
1923 - 2011
Dale Clifford Prohaska, 88, a resident of Lodi since 1963 passed away peacefully with family members present on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. Dale was born to Mary and Joseph Prohaska on February 11, 1923 in Vancouver, Washington and graduated Battleground High School before enlisting in the United States Navy. While in the Navy he met his wife Doris and married in 1944. As a veteran he took advantage of the GI bill to attend and graduate from Washington State University in 1949 in animal nutrition. Dale was blessed with three children, 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. During his working years he worked for several animal feed companies and then he owned the Lodi Montgomery Ward Franchise located on School Street. After retirement in 1987 he volunteered as a Lodi Lake Docent and was President of the Lodi Community Concert Association. He was an active member of Gideon International and Temple Baptist Church. His hobbies were gardening, watercolor painting and RV travel. Dale is survived by his wife Doris; children, Dale Jr., Sandy Conner and Dorana Prohaska; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sister, Louise VanBrocklin, brothers: Glenn and Robert. Please join the family in celebrating Dale's life at a memorial service to be held at the Temple Baptist Church, 801 S. Lower Sacramento Rd., Lodi, CA, with Pastor Perry Kallis officiating. Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 11 a.m. There is no visitation and committal is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Temple Baptist Church Children and Youth Center or Gideon International.
A virtual register book may be signed at www.lodifuneralhome.com where memories can be shared.
Published by Lodi-News Sentinel from Nov. 15 to Nov. 22, 2011.
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Doris & family,

Thanking God for Dale's life. May our God of all comfort be just that.
Ken & Judy Raphael
Ken & Judy Raphael
November 24, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Virgil & Dorothy Raggi
November 21, 2011
Thinking of you at this time of deep loss in your lives. The world of art and music will also miss him. May wonderful memories strengthen and uphold you.
Grace Bull
November 18, 2011
Dear Doris,
So sorry to read about your husband. My prayers are with you.
Coryl Foster, Lodi Christian Women's Club
November 18, 2011
Dear Doris, Dale Jr. & Family, We wish you the very best at this time of your Loss. The Good News is 'Dale' is now in the company of our Lord and is no longer in pain & suffering! Best Regards - Escapee's Chapter 37/47
Chris Oman
November 17, 2011
Celebrating a life well lived by a great man. All of my heartfelt love and prayers.

P.S.: Doris, my mother can be contacted at: [email protected] I'm sure she would love to hear from you, too.
Brent Rouppet
November 16, 2011
To Doris and family:
Please accept our sincerest condolences. I shall always remember Dale out in the yard working away; always with a smile and a warm, friendly 'hello'. My family and I were blessed to have you both as neighbors and friends.
In this time of great sadness, know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
We wish you peace.

David and Judi Snyder
November 16, 2011
Dear Lois and Family;
May God bless you and family in this time of great loss. You know He is always close when needed.
Chrles & Eileen Dinsmoor
November 16, 2011
Doris Dale jr Sandy and Doranna I hope when Dale got to heaven he gave mom and dad a hug for me I can see his radiant nd infectious smile shining down on us. So many wonderful memories he lived a wonderful life to the fullest doing what he felt God wanted him to do My love and prayers are with you
Debra Trew
November 15, 2011
Doris, Dale, Sandy and Dorana,
Please accept my heartfelt comfort on the passing of Dale. He not only meant so much to you all but to all whom he touched in this life.
My love to you all and His comfort,
Stanley Kirst
November 15, 2011
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