Dale B. Meidenbauer
Aug. 4, 1940 — Sept. 15, 2017

Dale B. Meidenbauer (formerly of Waukesha) passed away on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at the Cornerstone Hospice House in The Villages, Fla.

Dale was born on August 4, 1940, in Waukesha, the son of Walter and Alice (Golemgeske) Meidenbauer.

He graduated from Waukesha South High School in 1958 and joined the United States Army and proudly served for four years, one of those in Korea. Following his discharge, Dale earned his journeyman’s electrical license and worked as an electrician until he retired to The Villages in 2004. Dale was a loyal Wisconsin Badgers fan, avid Green Bay Packers fan and enjoyed hunting in northern Wisconsin. Upon his relocation to The Villages, he fell in love with the game of pickleball, which he played and instructed for 10 years. He was also an active member of various Parkinson’s support groups and a member of the American Legion Post 347, the largest American Legion Post in the world.

Dale is survived by his loving wife, Lois (Luther) Meidenbauer, and his children, James (Jean), Donna (Mark) Mueller and Pamela (Keith) Runnells. He is also survived by stepchildren Dawnetta (David) Jones, Tamarra Hilbig and Matthew (Mary) Hilbig; eight grandchildren, Lindsay (Brian) Prigge, Lauren Wells, Tyler Jones, Nicholas (Nicole) Runnells, Kathryn Hilbig, Nolan Runnells, Jillian Jones and Julia Hilbig; one great-grandchild, Madeline Prigge; and two sisters, Lois (George) Ott and Fern (Howard) Seybold.

A celebration of life service will be held for Dale at Fox River Christian Church, S46-W24130 Lawnsdale Road, Waukesha, on Sunday, October 15, at 5:30 p.m. The family will receive friends and relatives starting at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel at church (use the west entrance). Please wear Packers or Badgers attire or like colors to honor Dale’s love of those teams.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-5426609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit