Dale Leonard Bliese, age 74, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday October 7, 2021. He was born in Madison, WI. on November 7, 1946, to Leonard and Marian (Noltemeyer) Bliese. He graduated from East High School in 1964 and then joined the US Navy where he was a radar man on the USS Yorktown (CVS-10) until his honorable discharge in 1967. Dale married Jan Webb on November 17, 1971.
After a short stint with the US Postal Service, Dale worked for Oscar Mayer until his retirement, then worked seasonally for the Village of McFarland.
Anyone that has known Dale knows he was an avid fan of the Packers, Badgers, Notre Dame and Brewers. He also knew just about every sports statistic. He enjoyed fishing both ice and open water and chatting with anyone about any of the above.
Dale was a Sr. Vice Commander of VFW post 8447, a life member of the American Legion Post 534 in McFarland, WI., and also a member of the 40 & 8.
He is survived by his son John (Liz); grandchildren Devon, Jonathan, Tommy, and Christopher; great granddaughter Aurora; and also his wiener dog Schnitze.
Dale is preceded in death by his wife Jan, and his parents.
A Celebration of life with full military honors will be held on Monday November 1, 2021 at the AMERICAN LEGION POST 534, 4911 Burma Road, McFarland, WI from 3:00 – 7:00 PM with a Pass and Review and Honors at 4:00 PM. A luncheon will follow.
The family would like to thank his many nurses and especially Brianna for his at home care.
Cress Funeral & Cremation Service
5801 Highway 51, P.O. Box 105, McFarland
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