Funeral services for Dale H. Gregg, 81, Wichita, will be at 10 am Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with the Rev. Rod Hinkle officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Lecompton. A visitation will be held from 6-7 pm Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Dale H. Gregg was born on September 16, 1933 in Lone Star, Kansas and died on December 24, 2014 at his home surrounded by family. He was the son of Sybil Schroyer, Harry S. Gregg and William (Bill) Schroyer. He is survived by his wife Elise Stucky-Gregg of Wichita, Kansas, brother, Charles (Jana) of Seattle, WA, his daughters, Dayle Hodges (Brian) of Kansas City, Julia Ingrassia of Lawrence, and Christine Hollister (Mark) of Des Moines, IA and his son, Dan Gregg (Janet) of Tonganoxie, KS, 15 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Brenda and a son Steven, brother Jack and sister Virginia.
Dale graduated from Lecompton High School and served in the US Air Force in the 1950’s. He retired from the University of Kansas Memorial Union and started a painting and repair business with his son Dan. Dale was active in his community where he served on the Lecompton City Council for several years. He was instrumental in starting the annual Territorial celebration. He was a founding member of the “Crusaders” Car Club in Lawrence, KS. He was president of the Lecompton Historical Society and helped with the initial campaign to restore Lane University as a museum. He also served as a volunteer on the Lecompton Fire Department.
Later in life Dale and Elise moved to South Carolina where they were active in the Lions club and touched many lives with his repair business. Dale was a member of the Odd Fellows and Compassionate Friends. In recent years Dale and Elise returned to Kansas and were lucky to be near his children, grandchildren and family.