Independence – Larry W. Dale, 74 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Sunday, November 13, 2016, at his home. He was born on August 3, 1942, in Cerro Gordo, Illinois, the son of Clarence and Frances (Campbell) Dale. On November 2, 1974, he and the former Linda Marguerite Jensen were married in Rock Falls, Illinois. She preceded him in death in 2007. Mr. Dale worked at Hilltop Motors for over 20 years. He retired in 2014. After his retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his friends and family.
Mr. Dale is survived by 1 daughter, Joan Dale of Independence, 2 grandsons, Roger Dale and Tanner Erickson-Dale, and 2 sister2, Betty Whitely of Rock Falls, Illinois, and Kay Bartz, of Sterling, Illinois.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, and 1 sister.
Private funeral services will be held at White Funeral Home in Independence. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence. Friends may call for visitation from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16th, at the White Funeral Home in Independence. On line condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.