Dale Ray Klinger, age 79, of Ponca City, Oklahoma passed away August 5, 2019 at Alliance Health Center, in Ponca City, Oklahoma.
A funeral ceremony will be held at 10:00 AM, on Friday, August 9, 2019 at First Lutheran Church with Rev Ned Moerbe officiating. Dale will be laid to rest at Odd Fellows Cemetery following the service.
Dale was born on January 16, 1940 in Ponca City, Oklahoma to Ernest and Lillian (Fredrick) Klinger. Dale grew up in Ponca City and attended McKinnley Grade School and East Junior High, before graduating from Ponca City High School in 1958. He married Lois Jane (Johns) on November 22, 1958 in Ponca City. Worked as a craft foreman in research and development at ConocoPhillips, retiring after 33 years. Dale loved his church. He also loved to garden, and was a great craftsman and wood worker, having built many things, including a she shed for Lois. He will be remembered as a very loving man.
Survivors include his son; Clarke Klinger, of Ponca City, sister; Marjorie Peterson, of Kimberling City, Missouri, sister-in-law; Susie Klinger, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, brother-in-law; Don Earl Mowdy of Citronelle, AL, 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Preceding in death were his wife Lois, daughter; Mary Sue, grandson; David, his parents, brother: Jim Klinger, sister; Barbara.
Casket bearers will be Clarke Klinger, Ernie Klinger, Ethan Klinger, James Klinger, Seth Klinger, Brian Sheldon, Drew Mowdy, and Rick Mowdy. Honorary Casket bearers will be Stokes Sheldon, Louie Sheldon, and Elliott Klinger.
Memorial contributions may be made St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, . The family would like for you to leave memories of Dale at www.troutfuneralhome.com
Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory.
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