Dale Henry Peters, 76, of Maquoketa, formerly of Grand Mound, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, 2012, in his home.
A Service of Christian Burial was held Jan. 4 in the United Methodist Church, DeWitt, with the Rev. Chuck Kelsey officiating. Military rites and burial were at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.
Dale was born Sept. 16, 1936, in Clinton, to Lester George Fredrick and Mildred Fern (Bird) Peters. He was a graduate of Welton High School. On Sept. 13, 1959, Dale was united in marriage to Judith Joy Petersen in the Low Moor United Methodist Church. Dale served in the Army in Stuttgart, Germany for several years, where his oldest daughter was born. Dale farmed for many years in rural Grand Mound and was self-employed as a mechanic. He also had been employed by Eller Construction in Eldridge and Liqui Grow in DeWitt.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church of DeWitt and a former member of the school board for Central Community Schools.
Local survivors include his sister Nadine (Dick) Sojka of Solon.
Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.