Dale L Wilson passed away at the age of 81, on March 4, 2020, at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, CO. Per Dale’s wishes, no funeral services will be held.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Harold Wilson and wife Patty; brother-in-law Morton Rundback. He is survived by wife of 31 years, Linda Wilson, of Lakewood, CO; aunt Alice Armbruster; sisters Charlotte Rundback and Barbara (Glenn) Leth; sister-in-law Lori (Steve) McColm; five children, GayLynn Brown; Denise (Rusty) Gift; James Wilson; Mary Kay (Douglas Lee) Wilson; Katherine (Roland) Moore. Grandchildren Travis & Clarence Brown; Crystal (Jared) Law; Sara (Eric) Clark; Leslie (Adam) Pillmore; Caleb & Callee Gift; Dervin, Jennifer, Shawn & Christina Taylor; Megan & Gracie Claire Moore. Numerous great-grandchilden; nieces, nephews, cousins, and a multitude of friends.
Dale was born in OshKosh, NE on December 15, 1938, to Charlie and Edith Wilson. His parents moved the Wilson family to North Platte, NE in the early 1940s. Dale attended Platte Valley School and graduated from North Platte High School in 1957. Dale married Lois Johnson in 1956. They had four children and divorced in 1968. In addition to farming, Dale worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 42 years.
He married Linda in 1989 and in 2000, he retired and moved to Denver. Dale & Linda had a wonderful life together and enjoyed many exciting adventures, including travels to Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, England, Hawaii, and a road trip to Alaska.
Dale enjoyed working in his woodshop building furniture and many other useful and fun projects. He loved and was loved deeply. His fun-loving nature will be missed by everyone who knew him. He had the gift of gab – turning strangers into instant friends. A celebration of Dale’s life will be held at a later date.
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