Dale William Adolf, the son of Walter and Celestia Mesch Adolf, was born June 1, 1931 in Rural Hartley, IA. He received his early education in country schools in Osceola County, IA. Following his schooling, Dale entered the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War, he was honorably discharged in 1954.
On December 29, 1953, Dale married Shirley Imhoff in Sioux Falls, SD and they enjoyed 65 years of marriage. Dale farmed in the May City and Everly, IA areas his entire life. Dale and Shirley moved in to the town of Everly in 1998. He was an active member of Hope Lutheran Church in Everly and the American Legion. In his retirement, Dale rolled over 46,000 bandages for missions.
Dale passed away suddenly in Spencer on July 9, 2019 at the age of 88. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Daryl and DeForrest and his sister, Pearl.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Adolf of Everly, IA; daughter, Sherri and husband, Tim Steffen of Spencer, IA; son Kevin and wife, Pat Adolf of Everly, IA; 4 grandchildren: Molly & Geoff Juza, Kim & Chad Willow, Kate Adolf & Austin Pryor and Nick & Amanda Drish-Adolf; 4 great grandsons: Daniel, Matthew & David Juza and Nolan Pryor; brother, Derry (MaryAnn) Adolf of Spencer, IA; other relatives and friends.A memorial fund has been established by the family.