Central States Archaeological Societies
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No. 15 - 2015

Central States Archaeological Societies member

We were sorry to learn that on the morning of Mar 9, Dale passed away at age 76, due to a sever inquiry received when cutting a tree down on Sunday.

Dale was one of the few remaining founding members of the Iowa, Hawkeye State Archaeological Society - 1970.

He served as President of the society, and his wife Betty has served as the society Secretary / Treasurer for many years.

Dale and Betty started and has hosted the annual Keokuk Indian Artifact show, since it conception.

He was a regular at many of the annual Indian artifact shows, his favorite being the Kentucky Dam show, Gilbertsville, Kentucky.

Dale also served as President of the Central State Archaeological Society.

He was friendly to all and always willing to listen and help anyone, Dale was a respected collector and will be missed by those who knew him.

In accordance with Dales wishes his body has been cremated. Visitation will open at 3 P.M. with family present from 5-7 P.M. Friday March 13, 2015 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua. A memorial service will be held in Roscoe, Mo at a later date with burial at the Harness Cemetery, Mt. Sterling. Memorial to Harness Cemetery may be left at funeral home or mailed to the family at 205 Hickory Street, Mt. Sterling, IA 52573

Our condolences have been conveyed to Betty and family on behalf of the officers and members of K.A.S.