Dale Slagel ELMWOOD - Dale L. Slagel, 82, of Elmwood passed away at 5:17 a.m. Monday, January, 9, 2017, at his home. He was born on April 25, 1934, in Galesburg to Roy and Katie "Alice" (Cherrington) Slagel. He married Carol L. Van Dusen on September 1, 1979, in Elmwood. She survives, along with his trusted friend, Jake. Also surviving are three children, Becky (Bob) Piquard of Hanna City, Connie (Dave) Egan of Elmwood and Diana (Dan) Maher of Brimfield; three step-children, Larry Dawson of Dahinda, Debbie (and the late Robert) Ihnes of Elmwood and Patty (Jerald) Stancomb of Dahinda; one brother, Gerald (and the late Betty) Slagel of Keithsburg; twelve grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces. Dale was preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law, Betty Slagel. Dale worked as a carpenter for Raymond Pack for over 40 years and several years for David Hall. He was a member of Maple Lane Country Club and Farmington Moose Lodge and a Trustee for Elmwood Township. Dale was a life-long Cub fan, which he was happy to see them win the World Series. Dale also enjoyed golfing, camping and spending time with family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Elmwood, with a two hour visitation the night before, Thursday, January 12, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. Burial will follow the funeral service at Maquon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to B.Y.E. or the charity of the donor's choice. To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com . Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.
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