ADA — Dale
L. Badertscher, age 66, died on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at UPMC
Montefiore in Pittsburgh, PA.
was born on January 24, 1950 in Bluffton, Ohio to Harold A. and
Margie M. (Morehead) Badertscher who preceded him in death. On
September 20, 1975 Dale married Sharon R. Foust and she survives in
was a farmer and previously a sales rep for Pioneer Seeds. He was a
member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ, Ada. He was a U.S.
Marine veteran who served during the Vietnam Era. He was a “Jack of
all trades” and was able to fix anything. He was a 1968 graduate
of Ada High School. Dale achieved his state FFA degree and was an
Ada FFA honorary chapter degree recipient. He served on the Board of
Directors of the Ada Farmers Exchange. He was a member of the Ada
Woodworkers. He loved to camp. His greatest love was playing with
surviving are two daughters: Kimberly Badertscher of Ada and Michelle
(Eric) Stinehelfer of Fostoria; three grandchildren: Mallory, Caleb
and Abby; and five brothers: Don (Myrna) Badertscher of Ada, Frank
(Pat) Badertscher of Ada, Ken (Sue) Badertscher of Pickerington,
Dennis (Laurie) Badertscher of Bluffton and Jerry (Jennifer)
Badertscher of Ada.
was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Badertscher.
services will begin at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada with Pastor Thomas A. Gossell
officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada with graveside
military honors conducted by the Ada VFW Post #9381 Honor Guard.
may call from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday, January 2, 2017 at
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada and until time of service on Tuesday
at the funeral home.
to family allergies, the family discourages flowers and wishes
memorial contributions be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
and/or the charity of the donor’s choice. The family encourages
people to consider organ donation.
may be expressed at www.hansonneely.com
are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada