Dale Stewart, 83, of McPherson, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, peacefully, at Cedars Health Care Center in McPherson.
Dale was born on Aug. 11, 1928, in Moundville, Mo., the son of the late Ray and Alta (Edwards) Stewart.
He attended Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon, Mo.
Dale was a member of First United Methodist Church McPherson.
He served in the U.S. Army as a MSG. in WW II as a MP in Berlin, Germany where he met Anneliese Krenz. They were married on Feb. 8, 1949 in Berlin, Germany.
He worked as a district sales manager for Toms Food of Columbus, Ga. He retired in 1992 after 31 years of service to the company. He then drove for Midway Motors, McPherson, after retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Anneliese F. Stewart of McPherson; daughter, Sandy (Bob) Baldwin of McPherson; three sons, Bruce (Kirsten) Stewart of McPherson, Ray (Karla) Stewart of McPherson, and David Stewart and his partner, Bill Block, of Wichita; sister, Phyllis Schnake of Mount Vernon, Mo., brother, Don (Viola) Stewart of Springfield, Mo.; two sisters-in-law, Marilyn Stewart widow of Jack, and Sue Stewart widow of Bill; seven grandchildren — Jenni (Gunner) Peterson, Jessi (Mike) Boughfman, Haley (Eric) Richards, Shayna (Luke) McElwain, Brandon (Kelley) Stewart, Kaden Stewart, and Kadee Stewart; seven great grandchildren — Ryder and Sailor Peterson, Kendall and Kelby Boughfman, Harper Richards, Gavin and Norah McElwain
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no visitation.
Memorial service information will be announced at a later date.
Private family graveside services will be at the Monitor Church Cemetery, rural McPherson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Kansas, McPherson, or The Cedars, McPherson, in care of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, KS 67460.