Dale Arlan Sutton was born January 10, 1939 in Marshfield, Wisconsin to the late Wallace Sutton and Ilo Belle (Kickland) Sutton. He grew up on a small dairy farm in Arpin, Wisconsin and attended Maple Grove School for eight years, a one room school in the Township of Arpin. He then attended High School in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Dale enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1958 and served a tour in Germany.
Dale worked at various jobs in the Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, and Wausau area, and was self-employed for many years. Dale was a great lover of nature and enjoyed hunting and fishing in his youth and as a young man. He spent time in California, Florida, and Chicago and loved to walk in the local parks in the Wausau area. He lived in Wausau for the past 40 years.
He is survived by his siblings, Lillian (Charles – deceased) Lundberg, Carolyn (Art – deceased) Palosaari, Sharon (Merle) Owens, Elaine Sutton, Ralph (Barb) Sutton, Barbara Paris, and David (Rebecca – deceased) Sutton. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Arland Sutton.
He is also survived by many loving cousins, and the Jensen family who lived next door who were treated as family.
He adored his siblings and was such a loving brother and uncle to his many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews who fondly referred to him as Uncle Duckie, who could quack like a real duck and always delighted them.
A private family graveside service will be held.
In memory of Dale, light a candle and say a prayer.