Dale Gordon Douglass passed away peacefully July 26, 2012, at the age of 91, just one month shy of his 70th wedding anniversary. He was the last of his generation, being predeceased by his siblings.
He was a loving husband and father to all his children. He had a full, responsible, and abundant life. His family will greatly miss him.
He is survived by his wife, Eula Swick Douglass; five children, Carol (Rodney) Jackson, Nancy (Don) Knaak, Van (Judy) Douglass, Sharmon (Randy) Steffler, and Merrie Douglass; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Erma Douglass, and brother-in-law, Harold Davis.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl, Lee and Donald; and sister, Faye Davis.
Bill was buried July 31, 2012, in the Riverside National Cemetery for veterans.
Published in Custer County Chief, Sept. 6, 2012