Dale H. Gregg

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.

Messages & Condolences

From Bob Anderson...

Elise, was so saddened to hear of Dale’s passing. You and Julia and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I look back on those happy times we spent talking and enjoying life during that bowling team we were all on back in the 90’s with great gladdness! He is missed!!! Bob A.

From Jim and Cheri Corpening...

So sorry to hear about Dale. He was always there for me when I was younger. He always found the time to help me when I needed it. We always enjoyed his visits when he would drop by – always bringing laughter with him. He will be missed!

Jim and Cheri Corpening

From Ron Hughes...

Julia and Dayle so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad.
In my thoughts and prayers.

From Carl Ward...

So sorry to hear of Dale’s passing, he was a wonderful man and the world will be a sadder place without him, my prayers to your family.

Carl Ward and Family

From Larry Gish...

So sorry to hear of Dale’s passing.
We enjoyed many fun times of working with Dale on Lecompton Historical committee and the Lecompotn High School Alumni Banquet. He was always funny, kind, full of energy and so willing to help. His presence will sadly be missed by all who knew him.
In our thoughts and prayers

Larry and Marge Gish

From Don Baxter and family...

WE ARE SO SORRY ABOUT THE PASSING OF DALE, I remember the good times we had with the Crusaders Club. With sympathy.Don Baxter

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