Dale John Slager Jr.
Dale John Slager Jr., 67, of North Liberty, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at his home, after an almost four-year battle with cancer. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to service.
Dale was born Sept. 25, 1951, the son of Dale Sr. and Druecilla (Stumpff) Slager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was married to Retha Powell on Jan. 20, 2001. Dale worked for Monsanto Co. as a chemical process technician and retired after 18 years. He enjoyed several hobbies, including farming, his Super H Tractor, remodeling houses, playing cards, fishing and traveling.
Dale was a very generous person. One of his greatest joys was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a strong man both physically and mentally. He had a great love for animals and owned several dogs. Dale was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Survivors include his wife, Retha Slager; daughter, Aubrey (Lance) Finch; mother, Druecilla Slager; seven grandchildren, Suri, James and Beckham Finch, Chase and Payton Hormel and Lincoln and Piper Beckman; stepdaughter, Donna (Todd) Hormel; stepson, Steve Beckman; two sisters, Andrea (Bob) Fowler and Janice (Gary) Robertson; and two nieces, Erica and Rachel Robertson.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Slager Sr.
Memorials may be directed to the family in memory of Dale.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under Obituaries.