Dale Ivan Lines, 60, of Wabash, formerly of Peru, passed away on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, at 6:24 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana.
Dale was born Dec. 24, 1961, and was lovingly raised by his father, Dale Lines, and stepmother, Phyllis (Harner) Lines. Dale attended Oak Hill High School and graduated in 1982. Dale served his country in the Army National Guard as Lieutenant Sergeant, where he served as a drill sergeant for 36 ½ years. He then worked for Miami County Corrections Facility. Dale enjoyed fishing, loved his pets, and thoroughly enjoyed tormenting and teasing everyone. He was a caring person to all.
His father, Dale Lines; sister, Patty Lines; wife, Sherry Lines; and stepbrother, Randy McPeak, preceded Dale in death.
Loving survivors include his fiancée, Sue Ann Atkinson of Wabash; step-daughter, Christy M. Gerstorff Ralston of Marion; grandchildren, Bryce and Blaise Ralston, of Marion; sisters, Sharon Diana Cottrell and Lora Lines both of Gas City; step-mother, Phyllis Lines, of Swayzee; step-sisters, Linda Lines of Gas City; Joyce Hurd of Marion; step-brothers, Terry McPeak of Lafontaine; Robert McPeak of Marion; and Donald McPeak of Marion.
Friends and family will gather to share and remember at a graveside service at Marion National Cemetery, 1700 E. 38th St., Marion, on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at 2 pm. Military honors will be performed at the committal service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren, Indiana.