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Dale A. McRoberts

Dale A. McRoberts

Dale A. McRoberts, age 64 of Arkansaw, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at his home in Arkansaw.

Dale was born on January 28, 1953 in Durand. He was the son of Darrell and Wilma (Keck) McRoberts.  Dale grew up in the Durand area and graduated from Durand High School in 1971. After high school, Dale moved to the Twin Cities where he drove the metro transit bus for several years. Dale attended St. Paul Technical College and received a degree as a civil technician. He then moved to Arkansaw where he built his house and worked for Cedar Corp in Menomonie. Dale also drove school bus for the Durand School District for many years.

Dale enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors, playing cribbage, and making homemade wine and brandy. He also liked mowing his lawn, 4-wheeling and planting thousands of trees for the Arbor Day Foundation.

Dale is survived by his children; Damon (Michelle) of Eau Claire, Donnel (Jason) Hager of Eau Claire and Derrick (Marria) of Bemidji, MN, seven grandchildren; Dylan, Elizabeth, Lucas, Maddox, Cohen, Hunter and Skyler, his mother; Wilma Leslie of Menomonie, three brothers; Daniel (Kathy) of Stevens Point, Delbert “Tom” (Jean) of Wheat Ridge, CO, and Jeremy Christiansen of Menomnie, one sister; Delrita (Richard Sr.) Bignell of Pepin, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, one sister; Diane and two brothers; Dean in infancy and Douglas.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Arkansaw Community Center at N6623 County Rd N, Arkansaw, WI 54721.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Irish Jade

    My deepest heartfelt sympathy to Dale's family. He will be missed.

  2. Judy john parr

    Sorry to read your loss prayers with all

  3. Carol Danzinger

    Dear Family, I'm sorry for your loss. Your family chain is again broken, and nothing seems the same; But as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again.
    With my love and prayers, Cousin Carol.

  4. Kim Brunkow

    I am so sorry! What a sad and tragic time for all who knew and loved him. Praying that the entire family will be surrounded by God's comfort and assurance of his bountiful grace. With love and sympathy, Kim Brunkow

  5. Sarah McRoberts

    Uncle Dale-
    You will be missed. Sending love and prayers for peace and healing to everyone gathered in his honor.
    -Sarah McRoberts (Dan & Katherine McRoberts' daughter)

  6. Sue Johnson

    So sorry for your loss!

  7. Mike Bonn

    Sad news of Dales passing. Had a lot of fun with him at the cookouts and Packer parties.

  8. LeAnn Hughes

    I will sure miss our laughs and you texting me to pick up things for you. You were a good client. Rest in peace Dale!! :( be weird not seeing you any more amd driving past your house will think of you! LeAnn

  9. Hannah

    Sorry for your loss, he will be missed. I love and miss you Uncle Dale.

  10. Kathy Hutter-Messier

    So sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Scott and Kathy Hutter-Messier

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