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Dale A. Doht

April 7, 1924 — September 7, 2015

Dale Doht, 91, of Pender, NE, passed away Monday, September 07, 2015 at Legacy Garden Rehabilitation and Living Center in Pender, NE. Funeral services will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Pender; Pastor Miles Ruch will be officiating. The visitation will be Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Pender with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Pender. Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation. Arrangements are under the direction of Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Pender. Dale was born April 7, 1924 in Neligh, NE the son of Albert and Bertha (Elsasser) Doht. He graduated from Rosalie High School in 1942. Dale was united in marriage to Delores Sunderman in Pender, NE on June 1, 1947. To this union four children were born: Alan, Barbara, Gail and Connie. Dale was a member of the United States Army, serving in World War II from 1943 until 1945. Dale was appointed as a State Deputy for Nebraska, serving in Thurston County and later was appointed as Thurston County Sheriff to fill out the term of the acting Sheriff. Later Dale farmed in the Pender area until his retirement. Dale was a member of the Thurston Legion. He enjoyed being outside, especially tending to his yard, fishing, farming, and watching his bird feeders. Dale loved to play cards, build doll houses in the winter, and going to dances. Most of all, he loved his family, especially the grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Delores Doht of Pender, NE; son, Alan (Shawn) Doht of Pender, NE; daughters, Barbara (William) Price of Brookings, SD, Connie (John) Miller of Pender, NE, son-in-law, Barry Nelson of Lincoln, NE; 8 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren. Dale is preceded in death by his daughter, Gail Nelson, parents, and brothers, Arthur and Delwin.


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