Dale L. Kroft, 83

Dale L. Kroft, 83, of Wabash, passed away at 1:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at his residence.  

He was born in Wabash on July 23, 1937, to the late Lester L. and Mary (Crabill) Kroft.

Dale was a graduate of Noble High School. He married Donna Rhoades on Feb. 24, 1957; she passed away on Aug. 20, 2009.  Dale served in the Air National Guard and as a former member of the Soil and Water Conservation Board in Wabash.  He was a lifetime farmer and was a member of the Asbury Country Church. 

Dale is survived by three sons, Doug (Amy A.) Kroft of Wabash, Dan Kroft of North Hollywood, Calif., and Darin Kroft of King George, Va.; daughter-in-law, Amy L. Kroft of Wabash; seven grandchildren, Tyler (Laura) Kroft of Wabash, Kristin (Jon) Goodrich of Indianapolis, Cody Kroft of Indianapolis, Michael Kroft of Wabash, Rebecca Kroft, of Bloomington, Kayla Kroft and Ryan Kroft, both of King George, Va.; four great-grandchildren, Presley Kroft, Jensen Kroft, Dallis Kroft and Denver Goodrich; and one sister, JoAnn (Merrill) Hobbs. 

Dale is preceded in death by two sons, Dennis Kroft and David Kroft. 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Mike Bullick officiating.  A private family internment will follow at Center Grove Cemetery, Wabash. 

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are the Asbury Country Church, 3200 S. 300 E., Wabash, IN 46992, or Wabash County Cancer Society, PO Box 144, North Manchester, IN 46962. 
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Posted on 2020 Oct 21