Dale “Dutch” Biele, 94, formerly of Chanute, died Saturday, December 6, 2008, at Pinnacle Ridge Nursing Home, Olathe.
He was born in Bentonville, Ark., on Dec. 19, 1913, to Fred and Dora Spivey Biele.
He married Rosemary Cooper on May 24, 1937, in Iola. She died on Oct. 25, 2006.
He worked as a Rail Car Inspector for the Santa Fe Railroad until his retirement.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Janie and Bill Yeamans and Suzanne and Jerry Simono; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Dennis.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions to Good Shepard Hospice may be left with the funeral home.