May 6, 1922 – February 17, 2014
Dale Hawbaker, 91, died Monday, February 17, 2014, at Hospice Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, February 20, at the First Presbyterian Church in Dallas Center with burial to follow at Brethren Cemetery there.
Dale was born, raised and lived in Dallas Center all of his life. He farmed all of his working life as well as working at Massey Ferguson in Des Moines for 10 years. Dale enjoyed family fishing trips to Minnesota, wintering in Texas, his flowers and dogs but his greatest joy was his family.
Dale is survived by his wife Reba, his children, Donald (Lorine) Hawbaker and Greg (Marie) Hawbaker, both of Dallas Center and Marcia Alexander of Murray, Iowa; his grandchildren, Marie Keul, Mike Hawbaker, Daniel Hawbaker and Travis Hawbaker; and his great-grandson Wyatt Hawbaker. He was preceded in death by his first wife Eileen, grandson Matthew Hawbaker, son-in-law Rodger Alexander, his parents, one sister and eight brothers.
The family will receive friends at Iles-Brandt Chapel in Dallas Center from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday February 19. Memorial contributions may be made to HCI Care Services Kavanagh House in Des Moines or the First Presbyterian Church in Dallas Center. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.
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