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Dale L. Chizek

Passed away: May 31, 2011
Funeral Home: Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home

August 7, 1932 - May 31, 2011

Dale LeRoy Chizek of Cuba, Kansas was born August 7, 1932 to John and Albina (Tuma) Chizek near Clyde, Kansas. He passed from this life Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at the Republic County Hospital in Belleville, Kansas at the age of 78 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Dan; daughter Gloria Chizek; and grandson Alan Chizek. Dale spent his life on the farm working the land and raising livestock. He was united in marriage to Ruby Jarrett on April 29, 1951 and to this union four children were born: Guy, Gloria, Dala, and Renna. Dale and Ruby celebrated their 60th anniversary May 1, 2011. Through out his life, Dale enjoyed music, playing guitar with family, friends, and neighbors. In later years he and Ruby would travel around the country following guy’s bands to listen and dance to their music. For 20 years he and cousin Joe Chizek went door to door in Cuba as Santa Claus (Joe) and the Easter Bunny (Dale) distributing goodies, smiles, and hugs. His hobbies also included restoration of antiques such as tractors, trucks, guns, and toys. Dale will be greatly missed, but forever remembered by his wife Ruby of their home, son Guy and wife Karla of Clyde, Kansas, daughters Dala Chizek of Marianna, Arkansas and Renna Baldwin and husband Todd of Huntsville, Arkansas; grandchildren Carl Chizek, Amber Thomas and husband Patrick, John Williams, and Vanessa Holt and husband James; great grandchildren Evan and Avrie Thomas, Aedan and KayAnn Holt; other relatives and many friends.  


Sign Dale's Register Book Thursday, Friday 9-5pm  


Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 11:00 AM Presbyterian Church, Cuba, Kansas  


Family inurnment at Agenda Cemetery  


Agenda Cemetery Fund