Dale Wege 1934-2020
Dale W. Wege, 85, of Hoyt, died Friday, March 13, 2020, at the Mid-America Rehabilitation Hospital in Overland Park.
He was born on July 15, 1934, at Olsburg, the son of Willie “Bud” and Nellie Parks Wege. He graduated from Olsburg High School in 1952.
Dale was a member of the Hoyt United Methodist Church and a former member of the Eagles Lodge at Holton. He loved all types of sports, fishing, gardening and playing cards.
He had worked at Allis-Chalmers in Topeka and Dick Blue and Sons Elevator. He and his wife owned and operated Wege’s Feed Service in Hoyt and Holton for many years.
Dale married Dixie L. Clark on Sept. 2, 1960, at Perry. She survives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Kathy Woodward and Kimberly Lynch; and a brother, Deane Wege.
Other survivors include three sons, Kevin Wege (Penne), Ozawkie, Kenton Wege (Jeanie), Horton, and Kenneth Wege (Donna), Hoyt; a daughter, Kristy Anderson, Silver Lake; a sister, Nancy Trautwein, Manhattan; 12 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 17 at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt. Burial will follow in Hoyt Cemetery. Dale will lie in state today (Monday) at the funeral home, where family and friends will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hoyt United Methodist Church, Holton Community Hospital Foundation or the Royal Valley High School Baseball Team and may be sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 280, Hoyt, KS 66440. Online condolences may be made at chapeloaksfuneralhome.com