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Dale L. Kroft

July 23, 1937 ~ October 20, 2020 (age 83)


Dale L. Kroft, 83, of Wabash, passed away at 1:55 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at his residence.   He was born in Wabash on July 23, 1937, to the late Lester L. and Mary (Crabill) Kroft.

Dale was a graduate of Noble High School. He married Donna Rhoades on February 24, 1957; she passed away on August 20, 2009.  Dale served in the Air National Guard and as a former member of the Soil and Water Conservation Board in Wabash.  He was a lifetime farmer and was a member of the Asbury Country Church.  

Dale is survived by three sons, Doug (Amy A.) Kroft of Wabash, Dan Kroft of North Hollywood, California and Darin Kroft of King George, Virginia; daughter-in-law, Amy L. Kroft of Wabash; seven grandchildren, Tyler (Laura) Kroft of Wabash, Kristin (Jon) Goodrich of Indianapolis, Cody Kroft of Indianapolis, Michael Kroft of Wabash, Rebecca Kroft, of Bloomington, Kayla Kroft and Ryan Kroft, both of King George, Virginia; four great-grandchildren, Presley Kroft, Jensen Kroft, Dallis Kroft and Denver Goodrich; and one sister, JoAnn (Merrill) Hobbs.  Dale is preceded in death by two sons, Dennis Kroft and David Kroft.  

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor Mike Bullick officiating.  A private family internment will follow at Center Grove Cemetery, Wabash.  

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 25, 2020, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are the Asbury Country Church, 3200 S. 300 E., Wabash, Indiana 46992 or Wabash County Cancer Society, PO Box 144, North Manchester, Indiana 46962.  

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October 25, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
October 26, 2020

10:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

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