WATERLOO — Dale Holub, 77, of Waterloo, died Monday, Sept. 11, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook of Alzheimer’s disease.
He was born June 18, 1940, in Protivin, son of Adolph Elmer and Dorothy Edna Pierce Holub. He married Mary Cable on Aug. 31, 1963, in Preston, Minn.
Dale served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1963 to 1965. He worked for John Deere as a screw machine operator, retiring in 1989 after 30 years. He was a member of UAW Local 838, Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49, previously a member of Cedar Falls United Methodist Church and more recently attended Waterloo First United Methodist Church and Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church.
Survived by: his wife; a daughter, Julie Holub of Waterloo; two sons, Gary of Independence and Scott (Julie) of Clarksville; eight grandchildren, Ashley (Justin Hoffman) Holub, Amber (Tom) Moreland, Kris Lawrence, Cody Holub, Bryce Holub, Madeline Holub, Makayla Holub and Dawson Holub; six great-grandchildren, Corbin and Cale Moreland, Lily and Sirus Lawrence, Analise Porcic and Mahliah Hoffman; two sisters, Judy Westberg of Bonner, Mont., and Connie (Gilbert) Wendl of Charles City; and a brother, Wayne of Pecatonica, Ill.
Preceded in death by: his parents.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at Locke Funeral Home with military rites by Iowa Army National Guard Honor Guard. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the funeral home and for an hour before services on Friday.
Memorials: may be directed to the family.
Condolences may be left at www.LockeFuneralHome.com.
After retirement, Dale kept very busy as a handyman. He also enjoyed fishing in Iowa and Minnesota.