Dale M. Alt


ALEXANDRIA - Dale M. Alt, 84, passed away unexpectedly December 24, 2018, in his residence.
Dale was born August 2, 1934, in Celina, Ohio, to Orville and Arbutus (Roser) Alt.
He was a graduate of Celina High School, Class of 1952. He received a bachelor of science degree from Manchester College and his master's of education degree from Ball State University. He taught at White's Institute at Wabash for nine years and North Judson High School for one year.
Dale and Patty moved to Alexandria in 1967. He was a well-known Alexandria educator and coach of Alexandria Tiger football for 23 years, retiring in 1990. He received the CIC Football Coach of the Year in 1972.
Dale was an avid golfer and bowler. He was a member of the former Alexandria Yule Men's Club and a part of the Senior Professional Bowlers Tour.
More recently, he golfed at Grandview Golf Course in Anderson. He was a member of the Alexandria Eagles #1771.
Survivors are wife, Patty (Kinnison) Alt, married July 23, 1955; daughter, Terri (Gary) Grantham of Solon, Iowa; son, Tim (Diana) Alt-Prosper, Texas; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Bernice Braun, Coldwater, Ohio; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Donald Alt.
Services honoring Dale's life and legacy will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018, in the Owens Funeral Home, 412 N. Harrison St., Alexandria. Pastor Julia Bratton will officiate. Interment will follow in Park View Cemetery, Alexandria. Friends may call at the Owens Funeral Home Wednesday, December 26, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alexandria First Christian Church through the funeral home.
Owens Funeral Home is honored to care for Dale and serve the Alt family.
Online condolences: www.owensmemorialservices.com
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Published on December 26, 2018
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