Arnold Dalke
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Arnold Dalke

March 05, 1914 - January 27, 2010

Arnold Dalke

March 05, 1914 - January 27, 2010


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Obituary for Arnold Dalke

Arnold Dalke, Dallas, Oregon March 5, 1914 " January 27, 2010 Arnold Dalke, a resident of Dallas, Oregon died on Wednesday, January 27th. He was born on March 5, 1914 in Enid, Oklahoma the son of Henry and Anna Mathies Dalke. He graduated from Aberdeen High School in Idaho. Arnold married Martha Wiens on November 18, 1938 in the Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church in Dallas. Arnold was an aircraft mechanic at Fairchild Air Force Base for a time. They later settled in Dallas in the 1940’s. He worked for a propane gas company in Salem. In the early 1950’s Arnold founded Home Comfort in Dallas which is a heating - sheet metal and now a HVAC company. Arnolds business philosophy was “its all about service” He made many friends in the community and always went above and beyond in helping others. Arnold was founding member in 1968 of the Polk County Sheriffs Posse in Dallas. He had been very active with the Posse. Arnold loved horses. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. His favorite horse was Clyde which he got in 1966 and rode for 30 years. He even rode Clyde in the Rose Parade. In the early days Arnold took guided hunting trips to Eastern Oregon. He attended Dallas Alliance Church. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha on August 1, 1997. He is survived by his children, Evelyn Kelley of Albuquerque. NM, Jim Dalke of Seattle, WA and Jerry Dalke of Wilsonville, OR, brothers, Orlando and Eldon Dalke, sisters, Linda Claassen, Ruth Eden and Pauline Reis along with 5 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Services will be on Sunday, Jan. 31st, 3:00 p.m. at Dallas Alliance Church. Graveside, Monday, Feb. 1st 11:00 a.m. at Restlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice or Dallas Alliance Mission Fund in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center.

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