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Foltz, Dale O. (Orlen)


 

O. (Orlen) Dale Foltz
Born:  September 21, 1922 - Topeka, Kansas
Died:  January 31, 2017 – Lincoln, Nebraska
Religious Affiliation:  Christian/Member of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
 
January 31st of this year, at 94 years young, Dale Foltz was called to rest in his forever home in Heaven!   He joins his dear wife, June, of 59 years who preceded him in death in June of 2005.   Dale is the son of Jessie Burbank Foltz and Neven Martin Foltz of Wakarusa, Kansas where he spent the early formative years of life with his wonderful siblings, Georgia Foltz Eberhart, Martin Foltz, and Helen Foltz McClenahan each of whom preceded him in death.  Beloved brother Eugene (“G.B”) Foltz, the youngest of the Foltz children resides in Topeka, Kansas where he enjoys being an active member of the community. 
 
Dale attended grade school in Wakarusa and then attended and graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka.  He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps (now the Air Force) during WWII as a Bombardier-Navigator.  Upon completion of his service he entered Washburn University graduating with a BA, LLB and JD degrees.   While working in Topeka and attending college he met the love of his life, June Richards.  They married in June of 1946 and soon after his studies were complete they moved to Lincoln Nebraska in the fall of 1950 were Dale accepted an employment opportunity with a privately owned insurance company, Standard Reliance that eventually became part of Allied Mutual of Des Moines, IA and  subsequently purchased by Nationwide.  He retired from Allied in 1988 at the age of 65.
 
Lincoln is where Dale and June made their future life and eventually had children – daughter Nancy Foltz, who lives in Cleveland, OH with her husband Alan Czarnecki and son Daniel Martin Foltz who resides in Seattle, WA with his wife Paula Minton Foltz.  As a volunteer Dale served on some boards in the Lincoln community including the Lincoln Food Bank, Cornhusker Scout Council, The Nebraska Safety Council and the Legion Club. For a few years he served as a court appointed Guardian Ad Litem for Senior Citizens.  He served in various capacities for his church as well as volunteered at the County City Building and the State Capitol Building weekly as well as the State of Nebraska and the Lincoln City Police.  He was a member of the Scottish Rite and The Shriners for over 60 years.
 

Friends and family will miss Dale’s humor, spirit, and generosity.  Please join the family for a celebration of life ceremony Friday, May 12th at 11:00 AM at the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church located at 8300 E. Pointe Road (just off of 84th Street) in Lincoln.   The family will look forward to greeting you!  Donations can be made to the Sesostris Shrine Transportation Fund for Shriners Hospitals for Children.





Guestbook for Foltz, Dale O. (Orlen)

3:31PM May 6th, 2017
I wrote some of my mothers Christmas cards so I recognized your dad's name as one of mothers classmates. My mother passed Jan 2015 but she kept in touch with her classmates. They meant much to her so I would just add my condolences in your loss. Wilma Powell was my(mother)
Nora Mae Masters (Burlingame, KS)
2:33PM Apr 19th, 2017
Dear Nancy & Dan, It is with great affection and love that Doug & I remember your dad and my uncle. We thank God for his being such a family man and friend to so many. His great sense of humor kept us in either fits of laughter or groaning from his puns and he will long be missed! We are also grateful for his military service for our nation for his time spent in the Army Air Corps and for his support of the military. God bless you as your remember him and your mother reunited in heaven! With sympathy,
Claudia Raaberg (Fairfax, VA)


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