Dale Case, resident of Eucha, Oklahoma, died Monday, October 04, 2010 at Integris Grove Hospital. He recently celebrated his 71st birthday with family and friends. He was born August 29, 1939 to Thomas Jefferson and Pauline (Walters) Case.

Dale was an avid fisherman on Lake Eucha and Grand Lake and loved the outdoors. He never met a stranger and was always lending a helping hand. In his younger years, Dale was the music director at Warren’s Branch Church in Seneca, Missouri. In addition to working on his own for Case Electric, he worked at Vickers Petroleum, Simmons Foods and most recently Grove School District before retiring.

He was married to Emma Clouse in 1968. Dale had five children, two sons of which preceded his death (Douglas Case 1994 and Roxy Case 2008).

He is survived by his wife; daughters, Michelle Case and Diane Ortega; son, Tommy Case; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

We will miss Dale’s big heart.