Dale D. Kauffman
Dale D. Kauffman
84, passed away Monday, March 2nd, in Abilene. He was born September 9, 1930 in the Navarre Community, the son of Harvey I. and Bertha P. (Shank) Kauffman. Growing up in the Navarre Community, Dale attended local schools and graduated from Chapman High School with the class of 1948. After school he returned to the family farm to help his father. On April 8, 1950 Dale married Maxine Glahn in Carlton. All their married life was spent farming in the Navarre Community. Dale enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren, attending the grandchildren’s activities and farming. He was a member of the New Basel United Church of Christ, Navarre Lions, Newbern township board, Enterprise Estates Nursing Center board and the Navarre CO-OP board. Dale was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Helen Hersh, Doris Anderson and Ruth Keim.
Survived by: Wife Maxine Kauffman Enterprise
2 Daughters Linda (Bob) Huseman Salina
Luanne (Al) Wagner Franklin, TN
Son Lynn (Julie) Kauffman Enterprise
10 Grandchildren & 12 Great-Grandchildren
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Friday, March 6th, at the New Basel United Church of Christ with Erik Graefe officiating. Interment will follow in the Belle Springs Cemetery west of Navarre. The family will receive friends 5:30 – 6:30 PM Thursday, March 5th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in his memory be made to the New Basel United Church of Christ or Home Health Care of Dickinson County. They may be left at the church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.