DALE JAMES McINTOSH
73, of Cass City, died following a lengthy illness Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in the comfort of his home. He was born July 10, 1946 in Pontiac to James Arthur and Normaleen Jean (Brown) McIntosh. He married Lynda Lou Lebioda September 7, 1968 in Cass City.
Dale graduated from Cass City High School with the class of 1964. During his high school years, he played in many sports including: football, basketball and track. Dale married his school sweetheart, Lynda. Justice of the Peace Brewster Shaw, Sr. officiated their wedding. Dale received an Associate’s Degree from Ferris State University and his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Central Michigan University. He taught school for ten years in Cass City and loved the time he spent coaching football, basketball and track.
Dale left teaching and took a job at Thumb Bank where he worked for almost thirty years. He served as president of the United Way for a few years, two terms as a village trustee for Cass City and was a member of the Cass City Gavel Club for over forty years. Dale and Lynda shared time boating and riding their Harley Davidsons with their children and enjoyed many fun outings with their grandchildren. He was a lover of golf and was a long-time member of Verona Hills in Bad Axe and Rolling Hills in Cass City.
Dale is survived by his wife of fifty-one years, Lynda and their children: Bryce (Sheila) McIntosh of Vassar; Shannon Kus of Cass City; grandchildren: Summer McIntosh, Matt Roth, Paige Roth; step-grandson, Nicholas Johnson; nephew, Mike Ware of Cass City; niece, Debbie Abell of Cass City; sister-in-law, Shirley McIntosh of Cass City. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert McIntosh.
Graveside service held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2020 in Elkland Township Cemetery with Sam Leppert, Funeral Service Celebrant officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cass City Gavel Club, Cass City V.F.W. Post #3644, Northwood Meadows or Compassus Hospice of Cass City. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.
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