Dale E. Reedy, 84, of Humboldt, passed away May 17, 2017 at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge. Graveside interment services with full military rites will be 1:00 p.m. Sunday at Union Cemetery, Humboldt followed by funeral services at 2:00 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church. Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt.
Dale Eugene Reedy, the son of Everette and Lillie (Roepke) Reedy, was born August 13, 1932 at Fort Dodge, Iowa. He spent his childhood in the Brushy Creek area and on a farm west of Humboldt. Dale served in the United States Army in Korea from 1953 – 1955. Following his honorable discharge, he returned home and was united in marriage to Sharon Brown on April 10, 1955.
Dale had a love of farming and the couple managed their grain and livestock operations near Hardy for 60 years. In addition to farming, Dale also served as Head Custodian at the Humboldt High School for 30 years.
Dale loved deer hunting with family and friends. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed fishing along the river and at Port Aransas, Texas in the Gulf of Mexico for the past 15 years during winter.
Dale was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church. He was a member and served as past president of the Humboldt Jaycees, Farm Bureau, and Lions club. He was the recipient of the Melvin Jones, Warren Coleman Lion of the Year Award and received the Outstanding Young Farmers Award in 1965 by the Jaycees. Dale also served on the Humboldt County Soil Conservation Commissioners Committee for many years.
Those left to cherish his memory include, his wife of 62 years, Sharon Reedy of Humboldt; his son, Steve (Joan) Reedy of Hardy; daughter, LeAnn (Don) Zogg of St. Paul, MN; and son, Robert (Regina) Reedy of Eagle Grove; grandchildren, Eric (Laura) Reedy, Emily Reedy, and Cheryl Zogg; step-grandchildren, Jason and Amanda Christensen; step-great grandson, Alexi Christensen; sisters, Lois (Harold) Cartright of Fishing Creek, MD, and Donna Bastian of Des Moines; and his brother, Ron (Mary) Reedy of Humboldt. He was preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Paul Reedy.