Funeral services for Mr. Dale Scharnberg, 89 of Everly will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 23, 2009 at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. Rev. Lauren Ley will officiate the service.
Interment will take place at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Military services will be conducted by American Legion Everett Boyles Post 414 of Everly.
Mr. Scharnberg passed away Sunday, April 19, 2009 at Spencer Hospital.
Dale Allen Scharnberg, the son of Thomas and Eliza Zaiser Scharnberg, was born July 23, 1919 in Everly. His childhood years were spent in the Everly area, where he received his education, graduating from Everly High School. Following his schooling, he entered the military and served with the U.S. Army during WWII from August of 1941, until his honorable discharge in March of 1946.
Dale married Arlene Petersen on Sept. 7, 1942 in Bennettsville, S.C. Following their marriage, they lived in several areas including Ft. Bragg and Ft. Sill, Okla., where Dale was in the military. Following his military discharge, they moved to the Everly area, where they farmed for many years. He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. He was also a member of the Everett Boyles, Jr. Post 414, American Legion of Everly.
Dale is survived by one son, Mark Scharnberg, and his wife, Cathi of Everly; his two daughters: Joanne Gabrielson and her husband, Greg, of Luverne, Minn., and Janelle Scharnberg of Apple Valley, Minn.; four grandchildren; one sister, Phyllis Kunzman of Spencer; and a special niece, Marcia Petersen Christy.
Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.