Dale Earl Kugle, 70, of St. Joseph passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 at his home.
Friends may meet together from Noon - 1 pm Saturday, December 14, 2019 at The Chapel, 4250 Washington Ave., St. Joseph MI 49085. A time of celebration and reflection will begin at 1 PM, led by Pastor Corey Kugle. Memorial contributions may be given to the Berrien County Cancer Service, 3900 Hollywood Rd, St Joseph. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com
Dale was born Thursday, May 12, 1949, in St. Joseph, the son of Earl Leland and Elaine Marion (Rose) Kugle. On August 1, 1992 he married Marlene Sue Johnson and she preceded Dale on June 11, 2017. Dale worked at Gast Manufacturing for over 40 years. Along with his wife Marlene, they owned and operated Seasons Gardens and Gifts in Benton Harbor and loved antiques and gardening. Dale was a fighter and fought his battle with cancer head on.
Survivors include his children: Christopher (Becky)Kugle, Tiffany (Adam) Evans, Kyle(Nicole) Brasier, Barb(Chris) Pressley ; grandchildren: Chloe and Aaron Evans and Carlie Kugle; K-9 companion Blu; brothers: Dean(Marie) Kugle, Dan(Mark Miny) Kugle and Dennis (Nancy) Kugle, many nieces and nephews.
Dale was preceded in death by his mother: Elaine Kugle; siblings: Darryl O’Daye and Darce Kugle.