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Ret. LTC Dale David Dow

August 4, 1945 February 16, 2018
Ret. LTC Dale David Dow
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Ret. LTC Dale David Dow

Dale David Dow, 72, of Manhattan, passed away Friday, February 16th, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. He was retired from the US Army and worked as a substitute teacher at Manhattan High School for 15 years and served on the board of directors for the Centaurs in Vietnam organization.

Dale was born in Burlington, WI on August 4, 1945, the son of the late Murray David and Jeanne Carolyn (Uebele) Dow. He graduated from Burlington High School, received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Education from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1975 and a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling from KSU in May 1993.

On Nov. 29, 1965, he was drafted into the US Army, graduated from Officer Candidate School and received his commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1966. He deployed to Vietnam in late 1967 where he served as the Ground Platoon Leader for D Troop 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry Regiment from Jan 1968 to Aug 1968 in addition to other positions. He retired on June 1, 1991 at Ft. Riley.

Dale was a member of the 25th Infantry Division Association; the 3rd Squadron, 4th Calvary Association, the Centaurs in Vietnam; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Reserve Officers Association and the Phi Kappa Phi Fraternity at KSU.

Dale is survived by a daughter, Christine M. (Jason) Smith, of Manhattan; son, Thomas A. (Jessica) Dow, of Lawrence; sister, Mary J. (Kurt) Schmidt, of Milwaukee, WI; two brothers, Stephen M. (Susan) Dow, of Madison, WI; James R. (Sheri) Dow, of Menomonee Falls, WI; 3 grandchildren: Katherine Smith, Manhattan; Gregory Smith, Manhattan; Kaiden Dow, Lawrence. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Feb. 25th at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, 1317 W. Poyntz in Manhattan.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow at Kansas Veterans Cemetery, Manhattan.

The family requests in lieu of flowers for donations to be made to the 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry Association or 25th Division Association Scholarship funds.

For more information, to send an on-line condolence or a gift visit the funeral home website www.irvinparkview@gmail.com. Arrangements by Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.


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Visitation

Sunday

25

Feb

6:00 PM 2/25/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/25/2018 8:00:00 PM
Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation

1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502

Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation
1317 Poyntz Avenue Manhattan 66502 KS
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

26

Feb

10:00 AM 2/26/2018 10:00:00 AM
Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation

1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502

The family requests in lieu of flowers for donations to be made to the 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry Association or 25th Division Association Scholarship funds.

Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation
1317 Poyntz Avenue Manhattan 66502 KS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Kansas Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

5181 Wildcat Creek Rd.
Manhattan, KS 66503

5181 Wildcat Creek Rd. Manhattan 66503 KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry Association or 25th Division Association Schlorship funds

Manhattan, Kansas
The family requests in lieu of flowers for donations to be made to the 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry Association or 25th Division Association Scholarship funds.
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