Rachel 'Sally' Stanley, 93

Rachel "Sally" Alice Stanley, 93, of Boone, Iowa, formerly of Somerset, died at 12:45 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Westhaven Nursing Home in Boone. 

She was born May 2, 1926, in Wabash County, Indiana to Willie Marvin and Edith (King) Dale.

Sally was a 1946 graduate of Linlawn High School in Wabash. She married Glen W. Stanley at the Wabash Friends Church on Feb. 12, 1950; he died July 18, 2008. She worked in the home of Mrs. Honeywell, at the Honeywell factory, A.F. Billings, General Tire, the Honeywell Center Food Service, and Shangri-La Nursing Home in LaFontaine. She attended the Woodlawn United Methodist Church in Somerset, and previously attended the Wabash Friends Church. 

Sally enjoyed raising flowers, mowing yard, being outdoors, and was an avid college basketball fan.  She was a basketball player, and a softball pitcher for Rural Youth, in her younger years. 

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Sue (Matthew) White of Boone; granddaughter, Melissa White of Ithaca, N.Y.; brother, Roger (Bonnie) Dale and sister-in-law, Lela Dale, both of Wabash. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, John Dale and Richard Dale.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2019, held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, on June 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ted Batson officiating.  Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 9:30-11:00 a.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Wabash Friends Church or Woodlawn United Methodist Church.

The memorial guest book for Sally may be signed at

Posted on 2019 May 29