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Dale L. Vose, 1934 - 2021
Dale L. Vose

Private Family Funeral Services for Dale L. Vose will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the Alma United Methodist Church in Alma, Nebraska, with Pastor Seong Lee officiating.  Interment will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Stockton Cemetery at Stockton, Kansas.  Darrell Rubottom of the Paradise Lodge #290 of Plainville, Kansas will be leading Masonic rites at the cemetery.

Due to health concerns, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic; current CDC and Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services guidelines for Faith-Based Services and Gatherings will be followed.  The Vose family sincerely encourages each person to make their decision whether to attend the visitation, based on the best interest of your health, and that of your community.  This funeral service will be live streamed on the Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home Facebook page. ( 

Dale Lee Vose, 86 years of age, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at his home in Alma.  Dale was born on February 22, 1934, on the family farm in Rooks County, Kansas, the only son, born to Paul P. and Ruth “Vernnie” (Gaines) Vose.  He attended a country school near Logan, Kansas, and later attended and graduated from Logan High School, with the class of 1951.  Dale then continued farming with his family.

On September 6, 1953, Dale was united in marriage to Donna Jean Elliott at the Phillipsburg United Methodist Church.  The couple made their home on the family farm in Logan, where Dale continued farming until 1955, when he became employed by Jillie & Cannon Court Company, in Dodge City, Kansas.  He helped build R.E.A. and R.T.A. service to rural communities in Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico.  God blessed this union with two children:  a son, Patrick, and a daughter, Lori.  

In 1964, Dale went to work for the Western Light and Telephone Company in Phillipsburg.  He worked in this office until 1971, then he was relocated to Great Bend, Kansas, and worked as the Director of Safety and Training of the Kansas properties and later the Colorado properties.  He retired on April 1, 1994.  On February 25, 1998, his wife passed away, following a short illness.  

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bauer-Torrey & Mach Funeral Home
401 Burlington Street
Holdrege, Nebraska 68949
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 20, 2021