Dale Edward Weiner, 84, Humboldt, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Harry Hynes Hospice, Wichita.
Dale was born in Great Falls, Mont., on Oct. 12, 1927, the son of Thomas M. and Ellen M. Broadbent Weiner. He graduated from Allen County Schools. He served his country in the United States Army.
Dale was very active in his community, both as a farmer, and as a drilling contractor, and co-owner of WaY Drilling Company. He owned and operated a truck line with his brother, Joe, until Joe’s death. He was a gentle, caring man, who poured his heart out to others, helping neighbors and strangers, alike, without being asked. Dale lived for his family.
He was a life-long member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.
He is survived by his brothers, William “Billy” J. Weiner and wife, Antonia, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Frank Weiner, and wife, Patricia, Humboldt; and sister, Jane W. Cooley, Chanute; many nieces, nephews and will be remembered by many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Joseph and John.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 9 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Chanute.
The Rosary will be recited on Sunday at 7 p.m. at the church.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel, Chanute.
Memorials in Dale’s name may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society, and may be left with the funeral home.
To leave a special message for the family on-line, visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com