Dale R. Phelps

Aug. 8, 1947 — Sept. 11, 2014

Dale R. Phelps, 67, of Whitewater, died on Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Mercy Hospital of Janesville.

Dale was born on August 8, 1947, son of the late Rudolph and Margaret Phelps.

Dale was a longtime resident of Palmyra before spending 13 years in Texas, then moving back to Whitewater after that. Dale was very proud to be a veteran, where he served his country as a United States Marine during the Vietnam War. He worked for Waukesha Engine Division, Dresser Industries Inc. for 30 years.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Carol, who passed in 1986; and his brother Gene.

Dale is survived by his three children, Barbara (Clarence) Reath, Dawn (Bill) Streib and Sharon (Justin) Hacht; six grandchildren, Ahlana, Daymian, Brandon, Morgan, Reese and Evalynn; five step-grandchildren, Thunder, Ronin, Phoenix, Lillian and Felicity; and two sisters, Shirley Colburn and Belva Foat.

A funeral service will be held for Dale at Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory, 320 W.

Main St., Palmyra, on Friday, September 19, at 4pm, officiated by Pastor Duane Goetsch.

Visitation will be held before the service from 2pm until the time of the service at 4pm. Dale will be laid to rest at Hebron Cemetery in the township of Hebron directly after his funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to be made to the VFW post of your choice in Dale’s name.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Palmyra is assisting the family, 262-495-2127.

For the online guest registry, please go to www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.