Dale A. Marcellus

December 7, 1937 - March 22, 2017
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Albany, Wisconsin

 

Dale A. Marcellus, 79, of Albany, Wisconsin and formerly of Virginia and Belvidere, IL, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in his home.  Dale was born on December 7, 1937 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Lawrence and Augusta Marcellus.  He graduated from Belvidere High School and then served our country in the United States Marine Corps. Dale married Ruth Weeks in Belvidere, IL in 1967.  Over the years, he worked as a machinist and supervisor of machinery for companies including Marcellus Industries, Sundstrand Corporation and the Cannon Corporation from where he retired.  When Dale was not working he enjoyed all sports, reading westerns, watching classic episodes of M.A.S.H., working on cars, bowling. Dale loved his family and watching the delight in Ruth’s face as she showed him her latest acquisition from an auction.  He made his spiritual home attending the Hilltop Christian Church in Albany, Wisconsin.

 

Dale is loved and will be missed by his wife, Ruth; children, Dwight (Juli) Marcellus of North Carolina, Derek (Andrea) Marcellus of Wisconsin, Darla (David) Althizer of North Carolina, Tabara Marcellus of Virginia and Jasmine Marcellus of Wisconsin; siblings, Dolores (Tom) Moss of Poplar Grove, IL, Dean (Laura) Marcellus and Darcie (Michael) Chamberlain both of Belvidere, IL; twelve grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Dale is preceded in death by his parents.

 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 27, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL with Rev. Raymond Jewel, pastor of Hilltop Christian Church, Albany, WI officiating.  Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Highland Garden of Memories.   In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given in care of Dale’s family.  To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.Andersonfcs.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.


Service Information

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 27, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL with Rev. Raymond Jewel, pastor of Hilltop Christian Church, Albany, WI officiating.


Cemetery Information

Burial will be in Highland Garden of Memories.


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given in care of Dale’s family.


 

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Born: December 7, 1937
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Alice Jane Scott-Neering posted on 3/24/17

I'm so sorry for your lose Mr. Marcellus was always good to me and truly inspiring husband, father, and grandfather! Sending my deepest condolences to all family and friends!

 

Amy and mike moss posted on 3/24/17

our prayers for the family .

 

Christina Joy posted on 3/24/17

I will never forget sitting on the pourch swing talking with Mr. Dale on the beautiful Mathews nights. I love you and you will forever be missed.

 

Tanya posted on 3/27/17

You are dearly loved and greatly missed.

 

Dale Robertson posted on 3/31/17

A good man and a good friend I was lucky to have known. Your friend Dale Robertson

 

Christina hobgood posted on 3/31/17

Dale will certainly be missed by many.

 

Mark Ross posted on 3/31/17

Dale will always be remembered well at Canon in Gloucester, Va. His skill set and knowledge impacted our department very well. His ability to find humor in trying moments, would always help to keep the guys more relaxed. A pleasure to know him.

 

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