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Dale Sylvan Sperry Jr.

October 14, 1949 April 3, 2019
Dale Sylvan Sperry Jr.
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Dale Sylvan Sperry Jr. age 69 passed away on April 3, 2019. He was born on October 14, 1949 in Monroe, WI., the son of Dale and Irene (Malott) Sperry. He married Toni Short on May 20, 1982. Dale proudly served honorably in the United States Marine Corps, 3rd Marine Division. He was wounded in Quang Tri Province, Ashau Valley, Vietnam in February 1969. He was a life member of DVA. He loved his family and had a big heart. He loved working on cars, being a woodworker and going fishing. He enjoyed visiting with his "Crafter family" during the last 30 years of doing Art and Craft Shows. Dale is survived by his wife Toni, son Jamie, daughter Melissa (Rusty Thompson), both of Evansville, daughter Lacy (Tony Butler) of Brodhead and Kathy (Oscar) Arteaga whom he always considered his daughter of Chicago, IL., brother Gene (Ruth) Sperry, sisters, Betty Broge, Donna Ashe, and Joyce (Jim) Belter, parents in-law Lawton (Joyce) Short, sisters in-law, Judy Hoffman and Denise (Todd) Burns, brothers in-law, Stephen Short, Thomas (Theresa) Short, Donald Short, his grandchildren, Ashley, Austin, Savannah, Chris JR., Owen, Trevor, Alexandra, Landen, Elizabeth, Charlotte and grandson due July 2019, two great granddaughters, Sophia and Emilee, many nieces and nephews, including Jeanne Nastali who he thought of as a sister instead of a niece. He is sorely missed by his faithful dog and companion Sammy. Dale was preceded in death by his parents Dale and Irene Sperry, brothers, Norbert (Cheryl) and Gary Sperry, brother in-law Joseph Ashe, sister in- law Norma Jean Sperry, son Christopher and grandson Brennan Luke. A Celebration of Life will be held on April 14, 2019 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM at Gene and Ruth Sperry's home 8716 N. Territorial Road Evansville. Military Honors will follow at 3:00PM provided by V.F.W. Post 6905 Evansville. The family would like to thank all who cared for Dale during his illness, especially the staff at William S. Middleton Memorial V.A. Hospital where he was treated with the respect he deserved. Also many thanks to Agrace HospiceCare.

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Memorial Service




1:00 PM 4/14/2019 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 4/14/2019 3:00:00 PM
Gene Sperry Residence

8716 North Territorial Road
Evansville, WI 53536

Military Honors Provided by V.F.W. Post 6905 at 3:00PM follow the Memorial

Gene Sperry Residence
8716 North Territorial Road Evansville 53536 WI
United States

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