Dale Wolfe, 86, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 17, 2010 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center.
Dale was born Aug. 18, 1923 at Greenridge, Mo. to F.D. "Forch" and Grace Mae (Ray) Wolfe. He attended Greenridge Schools in Missouri. He was married to Shirley Hughes on Sept. 18, 1941. He was later married to Esther Green. Dale married Leila Goodburn on Oct. 3, 1998 at Paullina. Dale had farmed near Rembrandt and also the Alta area for many years. He worked for Case Implement in Sioux Rapids for a short time, retiring in 1985. He lived in Cherokee the past 25 years, previously lived in Alta. He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. He was a member of various card clubs, the Campers Club and Square Dance Callers Association. He played guitar in the "Little Coon River Boys" band. He enjoyed square dancing and was a square dance caller.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wives Shirley and Esther, two brothers Ralph and Lloyd Wolfe and one half brother.
He is survived by his wife, Leila, and four children; Bob Wolfe and his wife Bev of Grand Island, Neb.; Dave Wolfe and his wife Marilyn of Medinah, Ill.; Rick Wolfe and his special friend Sue Cline of Salina, Kan.; Vicki Hogancamp of Las Vegas, Nev.; four step-children; Nancy (Mike) Hauswald; Jean (Gene) Anderson; Linda (Jim) Hughes; Steve Goodburn; 19 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren; and one sister Christine Brown of Rogers, Ark.