Dale Lester Bubeck
Dale Lester Bubeck died peacefully in Clarion, Iowa on March 24, 2018 at the age of 93.
Funeral services for Dale Bubeck will be held Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Grace Evangelical Free Church, 1220 South Commercial Avenue in Eagle Grove, Iowa, with a reception to follow at the church.
Visitation will be held prior to services at the church beginning at 10:00 AM. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Dale Bubeck’s life.
Dale is survived by his wife Allalee Bubeck of Clarion; his children Nancy Lissarrague (Armando) of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, Paul Bubeck (Barb) of Eagle Grove, Iowa, Dalene Helgeson (David) of Denver, Colorado, and David Bubeck (Denise) of Grimes, Iowa. Dale is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; brothers Maurice Bubeck of Lakewood, Colorado, Ralph Bubeck (Pauline) of Wichita, Kansas, and Larry Bubeck (Janean) of Sun City West, Phoenix, Arizona; nieces, nephews and cousins; five stepchildren, John Miller of Traverse City, Michigan, Judy Sifflet (Jason) of Chandler, Arizona, Paul Miller (Leanne) of Waverly, Minnesota, Janet Johnson (Pete) of Bartlett, Tennessee, and Dan Miller (Marcie) of Champlin, Minnesota; 16 step-grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren.
Dale is preceded in death by his first wife Trudy Huber Bubeck, his parents Floyd and Nessa Bubeck, and one of his four brothers, Mark Bubeck and only sister, Lila Mae Bubeck.
Dale Bubeck was born on May 16, 1924 in rural Wright County, Iowa to Floyd and Nessa Bubeck and graduated from Blairsburg High School in 1941. He went on to study at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. He completed a Master’s Degree in Philosophy at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, in June of 1955. His master’s thesis was titled: ‘The Biblical Doctrine of Conscience.’ From that point on, his ‘conscience’ lead him to return to the farm and spend the remainder of his career farming and philosophizing about the best practices of farming! He and his father Floyd were some of the first farmers in Wright County, Iowa to park their moldboard plow and begin using reduced tillage practices for soil conservation. They also maintained a Black Angus cow-calf herd and built one of the early automated hog confinement buildings in Wright County. Dale enjoyed gardening and reading for leisure activities.
He married Trudy Huber, a North Chicago native, on June 11, 1949, and she proceeded to learn how to raise a family on their farm, 10 miles south of Clarion. They were married until Trudy passed away suddenly on November 15, 1990. Dale accepted Christ at an early age of 11 years. He enjoyed going to church with his family, always driving plenty fast to make sure they arrived almost on time. Dale and Trudy were members and served in various capacities at the Missionary Alliance Church, Blairsburg, Iowa. Dale taught adult Sunday School and lead home Bible Studies. They later attended Grace Evangelical Free Church, Eagle Grove, Iowa. His relationship with Jesus Christ was always the primary focus of his life.
After batching it for nearly nine years, Dale married Allalee Miller on January 1, 1999. They enjoyed over 19 years together while watching their combined family of nine children raise their families. They were always committed to their faith in Jesus Christ and prayed regularly together for their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. They read their Bibles diligently to one another daily.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the discretion of Dale’s family and sent to their attention at Ewing Funeral Home, PO Box 363 in Clarion, Iowa, 50525. Condolences may be left at www.ewingfh.com.