Dale Kabrick

Monday, December 31, 2007

Funeral services for Dale Kabrick, 90, of Spencer, were held Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. The Revs. David Kruse and Michael Sharp officiated the service.

Burial took place at Fairview Cemetery in Langdon.

Dale passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2007, at St. Luke's Nursing Home in Spencer.

Dale Eugene Kabrick was born on a farm near Spencer on July 1, 1917, to Edgar and Annie (Volk) Kabrick. He spent his years growing up on the farm and was involved in 4-H, showing calves at the Clay County Fair and the Iowa State Fair.

Dale was united in marriage to Gertrude Ginger at the Little Brown Church in Nashua on May 5, 1940. They settled outside Spencer where they farmed. They had three children: Patricia, Kathryn, and Kenneth. With their children, they continued their involvement with the 4-H Program, serving as leaders and on different committees. Dale is an honorary member of the Clay County 4-H Club and received a pin for 25 years of service.

Dale was very active with the United Methodist Church in Langdon and served on the Church Board. Every year, he would provide wooden crafts or home-baked items for their God's Portion Sale. He was the Board President for the Parker Historical Society, furnishing the one-room school house display. Dale was an active member of the Meadow Township Board, serving as President and later as the Township Clerk. He was also instrumental in the school reorganization in 1962 when the Township Schools were absorbed into larger school districts. He also served on the Farmers Cooperative Elevator Board and was an active Farm Bureau member.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gertrude; his daughter, Patricia; his son-in-law, Larry Moulds; his four brothers: Raymond, Arthur, Harold, and Walter; and his brother-in-law Dwayne.

Dale is survived by his daughter Kathryn of Schaumburg, Ill., son, Kenneth and his wife, Veronica of rural Langdon; son-in-law, Joe Thompson of Spencer; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer were in charge of arrangements.