Linda Jane Dale, 70, formerly of Milford, Ohio, died at 11:28 a.m., Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Timbercrest Healthcare Center in North Manchester. She was born Oct. 10, 1949, in Wabash, Indiana to Lewis E. and Leah (Stone) Dale.
Linda was a 1967 graduate of Northfield High School, received her BS degree from Manchester College in 1971, and received her master’s degree in Library Science from Ball State University. She retired after 36 years as a Media Specialist from Milford Exempted Village Schools, in Milford, Ohio. Linda enjoyed reading, volunteering, traveling, going out to eat with friends, visiting her nieces and nephews and attending their activities.
She is survived by her sister and brothers, Rita (Dr. Dan) Houlihan of Rockford, Ill., Philip (Robin) Dale of Roann, and Gary (JoDee) Dale of Andrews, nieces and nephews, Scott Houlihan of Pittsburgh, Penn., Dr. Matt (Amy) Houlihan of Elk Grove Village, Ill., Curtis Dale of Louisville, Ky., Morgan Dale of Westfield, Devin (Kelli) Dale of Wabash, and Dayna Dale of Andrews, and her great-niece, Layla Houlihan of Elk Grove Village. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, June 29, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester, with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home, and the Dale family requests that masks be worn.
The preferred memorials are the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research, 1820 W. Webster Ave. Suite 304, Chicago, IL 60614 or Assistance League of Greater Cincinnati, 1057 Meta Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45237.