Dale Sturzenegger


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Dale Sturzenegger

Date of Birth:
July 10, 1944
Date of Death:
June 02, 2013
Olympia, Washington, United States


Dr. Dale Sturzenegger of Olympia, WA was called home to his Maker on Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was a loving father, grandfather, husband and friend.  His compassionate, nurturing and humorous spirit will be missed by those privileged to have known him.


Born in Oklahoma and raised in Minnesota, he eventually found his home in Washington where he served as a minister for many years. He was an avid collector, scholar, lover of eclectic music and books and wore many hats in both his personal and professional lives.


He is preceded in death by his wife of 42 years Marie, parents Emil and Joyce and brother Terry.  He is survived by daughters Dinea and Rebecca, granddaughter Nikki, son-in-law David, sister-in-law Patricia, nieces Callie and Sara and companion Julie.


A memorial is planned July 14th at 2:00 PM at the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Olympia, WA.  For more information or to leave condolences please visit www.yourtribute.com

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Rebecca Sturzenegger
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