Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

December 31, 2012

Dale M. King

Mattoon

MATTOON — Dale M. King, 87, of Mattoon, formerly of Jasper County, passed away at 4:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Gowin Parc in Mattoon.

    Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday at Crain Funeral Home, Newton. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Brockville Cemetery, rural Newton, with military rites by Jasper Post 20 of the American Legion. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be offered at www.crainfuneral.com.

    Dale was born near Newton on April 4, 1925, the third son of Ona M. and Ella Evelyn "Eva" (Guerrettaz) King, brother of William M. and Daniel W. King.

    Dale and Luella Maxine Miller, daughter of John and Reta Miller of Wheeler, were married June 12, 1952, by the Rev. Kenneth L. Brooks at the United Brethren Church in Robinson. God blessed Dale and Luella with two daughters and one son, Kandra Lynn Coleman and husband, Bert Coleman, of Woodstock, Ga., Brenda Dale Farrier and husband, Scott Farrier, of Mattoon, and David M. King of Mansfield, Ga. Luella passed away May 24, 1987.

    Dale and Luella are also survived by two grandsons, Sloan William Farrier and fiancee, Ashley North, of Mattoon, and Scott Brandon Farrier of Mattoon; and brother, Daniel W. King and wife, Bonnie, of Wichita, Kan.

    In addition to his wife, Dale was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William King.

    Dale served his country during World War II from 1943 to 1946 with a Naval Air Squadron in the Pacific Theater.

    He returned to Newton, where he graduated from Newton Community High School with the class of 1947.

    He owned and operated D. M. King Advertising Co. before going to work with The General Electric Co., where he retired with more than 20 years of service.

    Dale was a member of St. JohnÕs Lutheran Church of Mattoon and a former member of the VFW, Moose and Eagles.

1
Text Only
Death Notices
  • Marilyn Barkley Marilyn Barkley, 69, of Toledo, died at 10 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Barkley Funeral Chapel, Greenup. Marilyn Barkley Toledo

    April 23, 2014

  • 4-23 Douglas Brummer obit photo Douglas Brummer Douglas B. "Doug" Brummer, 60, of Sigel, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today, April 23, at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-23 Helen Raddatz obit photo Helen Raddatz Helen E. Raddatz, 71, of Effingham, died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham, with entombment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitati

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-23 James Bloemer obit photo James Bloemer James Joseph "Jim" Bloemer, 71, of rural Effingham, died at 3:40 a.m. Monday at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Effingham. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 t

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jacqulyn McHenry Jacqulyn Kay McHenry, 73, of Littleton, Colo., passed peacefully on April 18, 2014, at Porter Hospice in Centennial, Colo. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home, Newton. Visitation will be followed by burial at the Shil

    April 23, 2014

  • 4-22 Leland Westfall obit photo Leland Westfall Master Sgt. (Ret.) U.S. Air Force Leland A. Westfall, 82, formerly of Effingham, died Friday, April 18, 2014, in Del Rio, Texas. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. today, April 22, at Sunset Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Del Rio, Texas, with military hon

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Matthew Austin Matthew C. "Matt" Austin, 47, of Brownstown, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at St. Elmo. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Church of God, Vandalia, with the Rev. Dave Keefer and the Rev. Jim Giffin officiating. Burial will be in Mt. C

    April 22, 2014

  • 4-22 Ralph Elke obit photo Ralph Elke Ralph C. Elke, 86, of Effingham, passed away at 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham. A Celebration of Ralph's life will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Pearson Building (Lake Sara) 15170

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 Douglas Brummer obit photo Douglas Brummer Douglas B. "Doug" Brummer, 60, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home in Sigel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until t

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 Marva Perry obit photo Marva Perry Marva Jean Perry, 75, of Effingham, passed away at 7:34 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham. A private memorial service will be held in Beecher City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Locka

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.