Antique Vintage 12

Dale Earl Kugle

May 12, 1949 ~ December 9, 2019 (age 70)


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

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.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
December 14, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Chapel
4250 Washington Avenue
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Time of Sharing
December 14, 2019

1:00 PM
The Chapel
4250 Washington Avenue
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Final Resting Place

Hickory Bluff Cemetery
4290 Cleveland Avenue
Stevensville, MI 49127


Berrien County Cancer Service
3900 Hollywood Road, St. Joseph MI 49085

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