Dale Harold Stein, 72, passed away peacefully at his home in rural Chapman on September 29, 2020.
He was born August 2, 1948 in Junction City, Ks., the son of Harold and Verna (Senti) Stein. Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. October 10, 2020, at the Alida Upland Cooperative Parish Cemetery rural Junction City. Those wishing to attend are suggest to wear masks due to Covid-19. Memorial contributions are suggested to be given to the N.E. Kansas Parkinson's Association c/o Johnson Funeral Home P.O. Box 826 Junction City, KS 66441.
He is survived by his wife Gail Ann (Luttman) Stein of the home, Son David and wife Dawn (Bombardier) Stein, and Daughter Delcie (Stein) Claeys and husband Todd of Chapman. Grandchildren Bailey (Stein) Steenbock and husband Caleb of Longford; Emma Stein, Delaney Claeys and Shelby Claeys of Chapman; one sister, Leona (Stein) Schrader and her husband Lyle of Cortez, CO; numerous nieces and nephews.
Dale and Gail were married December 18, 1968. Dale lived his entire life in the Upland area where he farmed with his father. He owned and operated Dale Stein Trucking, hauling livestock; worked at Walker Stone’s K-18 plant; worked for several contractors at Fort Riley; USD 473; doing maintenance at Footlocker. Dale used his welding and fabrication skills helping employers, family and friends.
He was a member of the Alida-Upland Cooperative Parish. He also served on the DS&O Rural Electric Board, serving one year as President.