Rockwell City – Dale Spencer, 83, passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at Touchstone Living Center in Sioux City. Funeral services were held on Friday, July 7, 2017, at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with Nick Spencer officiating and burial was in the Lake City Cemetery.
Dale is survived by his children Diana Groth of Sioux City, Mike (Jane) Spencer of Rockwell City, Terry (Cheryl) Spencer of Rockwell City and Kathy (Lonnie) Jensen of Sioux City, 11 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and brother Lyle (Kathy) Spencer of Goldfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lois, brother Harold and sister Donna Kreinke.
Dale E. Spencer was born on February 14, 1934, in Churdan, Iowa to Leland and Fern (Stotts) Spencer. He graduated from Lohrville High School in 1952. Dale accepted Christ as his Savior in 1952 and on June 29, 1952, Dale married Lois Burk and together they celebrated 59 years of marriage before Lois’ death in 2011. Dale was a supervisor for Hormel in Fort Dodge, he was also one of the founders of Grace Fellowship Church in Rockwell City and he led a Bible study in his home for over 20 years as well as in various nursing homes in the area.