Dale O. Tech, 76, Whitefish Bay, a Plover native, died Monday, May 7, 2001, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon.
A ritual by George Washington 1776 Lodge No. 337 F&AM will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay followed by services, with the Revs. Dr. Richard Jones and John Strassberg officiating. Private graveside services will be held in Plover Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Thursday at the church until the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay or to George Washington 1776 Lodge No. 337 F&AM.
Northshore Funeral Services of Shorewood is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Tech was born Oct. 4, 1924, in Plover, a son of the late William and Alice (Coulthurst) Tech.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a National Guard technician (CW4) for 33 years following the war.
He was married to Jeanne Gilman.
He was a member of United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay; honorary past master, former secretary and organist of George Washington 1776 Lodge No. 337 F&AM of Whitefish Bay; a past royal patron of Order of Amarath, Milwaukee Court No. 2; Rainbow Chapter No. 87, Order of Easter Star of Wisconsin Rapids; Wisconsin Scottish Rite Bodies; member and past organist of Tripoli Shrine of Milwaukee; and Kenwood North Shore Chapter No. 70 RAM and Kenwood Council No. 34 RSM of Whitefish Bay and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows at Wisconsin Rapids.
He was also a life member of National Guard associations of Wisconsin and the United States.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Terrill (Bonnie), Eland, and David Bruce, Embarrass, Minn.; one daughter, Lynn (Robert) Hoefs, Port Washington; one brother, Everett (Mary), Sun Prairie; six grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Guy.