Dale Ray Pennel

1941 - 2020


     Dale Ray Pennel, 79, of Sparta WI, passed away peacefully at home on December 25th, 2020 surrounded by his family.

     Dale was born on March 7, 1941 to Arthur and Charlotte Pennel in La Crosse WI on his mother’s birthday. Dale graduated from Holmen in 1959 with twelve years of perfect attendance. Dale met the love of his life, Linda (Anderson) at their high school FFA Snowball Dance and married August 31st, 1963. Following...

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Steve and Luanne Clark

January 2, 2021 9:21 PM

My dear Wisconsin friend - you and Paul made my day when you showed up in Overton, NV. You brought back so many memories of my childhood in Milwaukee just listening to your accent and talking about traditions of the area etc. My heart is heavy. Love you!

Bill and Linda Hemminger

January 1, 2021 8:01 PM

Linda, We are sorry for the loss. Dale left us to soon. You have arms hugging you. All our love.
Bill and Linda Hemminger

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Debbie Hanson-Esser

December 31, 2020 6:26 PM

Linda, Dennis and Dean, where do I start. I am so sorry for your loss.  Dale was always a joy to be around.  I have many fond memories living as neighbors.  He was always so helpful to me when needed.  He called me often to wish me a happy birthday and to check and see how I  was doing after I left the neighborhood.I will miss him everyday.  My prayers to you all.🙏  May you RIP my friend.💞💞

Jim & La Langen

December 30, 2020 11:31 AM

We were saddened learning of Dales’ passing on Christmas Day.

What began as a business friendship, turned into forty years of

personal friendship.  Three couples enjoyed outings and playing

6-5-4 with the Pennels, truly people persons.

So Linda, Dennis, Dean and family, we express our condolences 

to you,  Stay strong and help each other.

We think Dale would agree, he had a “Wonderful Life”.

Adrian and Doris Hagen

December 29, 2020 9:56 PM

Our condolences on Dales passing, Linda and boys.  Guess we haven't been in touch much these last years after the long history going back to Dissmore Coulee as kids and then not until Alan and Dean were in school together.  Still can see Dale doing his cooking demo, in fact, we still use one pan for making popcorn!  Enjoyed his good humor.....blessed be his memory and blessings to you.

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