|m.(1) Marjorie Waterman Pickard|
|m.(2) Refa (Kirpatrick) Traut Pickard|
|m.(4) Refa M. Kirkpatrick|
Mt. Pleasant News, June 29, 1992
Dale Owen Pickard, 70, Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Salem and Wayland; died at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 28, 1992, at Henry County Health Center.
He was born Feb. 18, 1922, in Jackson Township, the son of James Owen and Gladys Birdie Jackson Pickard. On August 11, 1944, he married Louva Bailey, who died April 27, 1977. On June 29, 1978 he married Marjorie Waterman, who died Feb. 8, 1982. On Jan 8, 1983, he married Refa Traut.
He was a 1941 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School. He worked from 1949-54 at the former Sheets Motors, Mt. Pleasant; from 1954-64 at Nichting Implement Co., Pilot Grove; and from 1964 until he retired in 1984 he was the shop foreman for Henry County Highway Department.
He was a member of Wayland Mennonite Church.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Dale Eugene Pickard, Chiquimula, Guatamala, and Larry Pickard, Kalona; four stepchildren, Shirley Moreau, Scottsdale, Ariz., Byron Barney, Arcadia, Fla., Bonnie Barney, West Chester, and Linda Johnston, Jefferson City, Mo.; three brothers, Cecil Pickard, Victorville, Calif., Dewaine Pickard, Ankeny, and Milton Pickard, Marshalltown; three sisters, Selma Kennedy, Fairfield, Ethel Ranck, New London, and Lena Mae Hallowell, Salem; five grandchildren; and nine step grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were his parents; a daughter, Sandra Kay; a son, Tommie Ray; and a sister, Wilma Martsing.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, at Wayland Mennonite Church with Rev. Tom Palmer officiating. Interment will be in Salem East Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Beatty Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant, where visitation will begin after 9 a.m.that day.
Memorials have been established to Wayland Mennonite Church, Wayland Fire Department and American Cancer Society.
The name of one of Dale Pickard's survivors was omitted from his obituary which was printed in the June 29 edition of the New. Also survivingis a sister, Roberta Fraise, Danville.
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