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Dale’s life began on Aug. 26, 1951, in Kansas City, Kan., son of Fred Martin and Martha Kathryn Armbruster DeHoff Jr. They lived in La Cygne, Kan., where he grew up and attended public school.
Dale loved the Dallas Cowboys, concerts and sticking around to get the star musician’s autograph. He collected records, posters, magazines, newspaper articles and pop cans. You could also see him walking through town looking for loose change.
Dale’s loving family includes his brother and his wife, Dr. Fred and Gayle DeHoff of Louisburg, Kan.; sister and her husband, Kathi and Manuel Munoz of El Dorado, Kan.; nieces and nephews Brandy Kalinka, Kristin (Jeremiah) Ross, Manolito (Abby) Munoz, and Marco, Joshua and Marcelino Munoz; great nieces and nephews Lindy, Ellie, Jimmy and Harrison Kalinka, Sam Hunsperger, Molly, Macy and Skyler Munoz, and Kaleb and Jaxtin Ross.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Dale passed away with his family by his side on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, having reached the age of 65 years old.
His funeral service was held on Monday, April 3, at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home with nephew Manolito Munoz officiating. He was then laid to rest, next to his mother and father at the Louisburg Cemetery in Louisburg.
Memorial contributions in his name may be directed to Paradigm Services from “Donations by Dale” for the needs and benefits of their clients. Please sign his online guest book and leave a memory of Dale at


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