SAVOY – Dale Appl, 86, of Savoy passed away on Wednesday (July 10, 2013) at his home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, at Freese Funeral Home, 302 E. Grand Ave., St. Joseph, with the Rev. Charles McClarey officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery, Mayview. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. with Masonic services held at 11 a.m. Monday.
Dale was born Sept. 21, 1926, in St. Joseph Township, the son of Charles A. and Ruth Dunkman Appl. He married Rose Lane on Sept. 16, 1948, in Urbana. She preceded him on Jan. 24, 2009.
Dale is survived by his daughter, Becky (Jim) Maxwell of Tolono; three grandchildren, Sara (Dustin) Kessinger of Champaign, Mike (Sarah Pforr) Maxwell of Pesotum and Andy Maxwell of Tolono; great-granddaughter, Adelyn Maxwell; and one brother Don Appl of St. Joseph.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Terry and Tommy Appl.
Dale retired from the University of Illinois working in construction.
Dale was a member of the St. Joseph Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing and spending time at Lake Sara. He was a member of the Tolono Masonic Lodge 391.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.