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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
Dale Washenberger
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Obituary for Dale Edgar Washenberger

Dale Edgar  Washenberger
Dale E. Washenberger, 79, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on Friday May 11, 2018 in his home. He was born February 12, 1939 in Lawton, Oklahoma to Mike and Enos (Hickey) Washenberger. He was a retired Federal Government Employee and was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church in Fort Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant daughter, Margarette.
Dale is survived by his wife, Shirley of the home; two sons, Michael Washenberger and his wife Gala of Grove, OK and Jerry Michael Rose and his wife Sherry of Hackett, AR; two daughters, Deann Thomas and her husband Charles of Grove, OK and Susan Tinney and her husband Wayne of Duncan, OK; six grandchildren, Lee Smith, Amy Welborn, Celina Hall and her fiancé Andrew Kuntz, Tyler Savage and his wife Emily, Shayna Washenberger and her boyfriend Waylon Pike and Casey Rose and his wife Tempestt; six great-grandchildren, Dade and Emily Welborn, Shyanne Schneider, Cannon Savage, Hunter and River Rose.
Cremation was under the direction of Ocker-Putman Funeral Home of Fort Smith, There is no service scheduled at this time.
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