Dale Edward Falk was born in White Lake, SD to John and Eliza (Hail) Falk on June 8, 1924. On June 13, 1950 he married Bernadette Stevens in Presho, SD.
Farming was Dale’s life until he was no longer able due to health reasons. In 1973 he sold the family farm and became a motel owner in Kearney, NE. In 1977 he and Bernadette purchased a motel in Winfield, KS retiring there in 1991. They remained in Winfield, KS until recently when they moved to New Holland, PA.
Dale loved his children and grandchildren, always ready to share a special story of his youth and teaching them new things. Traveling, gardening and flowerbeds, and going to coffee each day were things he enjoyed in his retirement. Dale was active in many community organizations, including 4-H for twenty-five years, Knights of Columbus, Lions Club, Meals on Wheels, Board of Director for the KS Lodging Association and several Township boards. He was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church in Winfield, KS.
He is survived by his wife, Bernadette; daughter, Jane and husband Dave Nelson of Kearney, NE; son, Brian and wife Karen Falk of New Holland, PA; grandchildren, Christopher and wife Jessi Nelson of Omaha, NE, Andrea Nelson of Lakewood, CO, John and wife Jo Falk of Chicago, IL, Dan Falk of Valley Village, CA, Karina Falk of Coppell, TX; daughter-in-law, Cathy Falk of Texas; sister, Peggy Wright and brother, John Paul and wife Marge Falk both of White Lake, SD, along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Joseph, a bother, Harold and his parents.