Dale K. Wingate,
age 71 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on June 14, 2019.
He was born on
October 16, 1947 in Chicago, IL, to Darl and Hazel Wingate, both of whom
preceded him in death.
On July 30, 1983,
in Oak Lawn, IL, he married the love of his life, Susan Steinbach Wingate,
who survives in Chesterton, IN.
He is also survived
by his loving children: Stacey Wingate of South Carolina, Clinton Wingate of
Illinois, Jason Wingate of Missouri, Alicia Wingate of Valparaiso, IN, Alena
Powers of Hegewisch, IL, Alex Wingate of Chesterton, IN, and Grayson Wingate
of Chesterton, IN; and by his grandchildren: Eamon, Hazel, Sofia, and
He was also
preceded in death by his brothers, Daryl Wingate and William Wingate.
Dale proudly served
his country in the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam and was also a proud
member of the DAV, Disabled American Veterans. He enjoyed walking in the
woods with his dogs, Jasmin and Izzy. He was also an avid jogger and loved
to plant trees and plants.
A Service will be
held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL, on Tuesday, June
25, 2019, at 11:45 a.m. A luncheon will follow at Stone City VFW Post 2199,
124 Stone City Dr., Joliet, IL.
under the care of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
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