Dale has worked for a long, long time with Jr. High youth at The Chapel…much longer than I’ve been there. He passed away quite suddenly after a very brief fight with leukemia. He had a passion for life and for people that was inspiring.
CUYAHOGA FALLS — Dale E. Lauener, 64, died June 28, 2007.
Born in Oberlin, Dale was raised on a farm and graduated from Cedarville College in 1968. He worked in the stewardship department at The Chapel and actively ministered to youth for over 30 years. He was a member of the Akron Bicycle Club, SPOKES and successfully completed 15 Great Ohio Bike Adventures.
Preceded in death by parents, Edward and Adeline Lauener, he is survived by sons, Matt (Sylvia) Lauener, of Chicago, Ill., Josh Lauener, of Bluffton, S.C.; grandchildren, Nicholas and Adaline; sister, Kay Lauener of Kent; and beloved friend, Sharon Runyon.
Friends may call Sunday 2 to 5 p.m. at the Redmon Funeral Home. Pastor Knute Larson will conduct service Monday, 11 a.m. at The Chapel (in Memorial Chapel), 135 Fir Hill, Akron. Private burial will be at the Camden Cemetery. The video tribute for Mr. Lauener will be available at http://www.redmonfuneralhome.com. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Camp Patmos on Kelleys Island.