DALE J. DENEAULT I,66 years of age, of Concordia, passed away at his home surrounded by family Wednesday, April 3, 2013. He was born in Concordia on May 17, 1946, to Ovid Alcid and Dora Emma (Schille) Deneault. Dale graduated from Notre Dame High School in Concordia in 1964. He married Charolette Smith in Concordia on Nov. 12, 1966. Dale served his country in the United States Army from June 1967 to August of 1969. He loved camping, boating, hunting, his dogs Kahlua and Tater, but especially, Dale loved spending time with his family and grandkids.
Dale is survived by his wife Charolette; two daughters, Denell Wheeler and husband Brian of Minneapolis; Debbie Hoffer and husband Rod of Topeka; son, Dale Deneault II of Concordia; six grandchildren, Braxtyn Wheeler, Brittany Wheeler, Dustin Hoffer and wife Kaci, Darrick Hoffer, Rylee Hoffer, Dale Deneault III; two sisters, Edna Lervold, Barbara Jager and husband Bob, both of Concordia; three sisters-in-law, Karen Dykes and husband Bob, Rhonda Bunch and husband Jerry, Lisa Snavely and husband Mike, all of Concordia; five brothers-in-law, Kevin Smith and wife Jacque of Concordia, Brad Smith and wife Rhonda of El Dorado, Kent Smith and wife Julie of Concordia, Terry Smith and wife Modene, Todd Smith and wife Dana, both of Salina; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Joey Wheeler; and brother-in-law, Dale Lervold.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, April 8, 2013, in the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Concordia with the Rev. Msgr. Barry Brinkman officiating. Interment will be in the St. Concordia Cemetery in Concordia with military rites provided by Fort Riley personnel.
Visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2013, with a vigil service at 6:30 p.m. at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to Meadowlark Hospice or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.chaputbuoy.com. Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia in charge of arrangements.