Dale Allen Van Matre
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Dale Allen Van Matre, 63, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, passed away in his home on Saturday, November 13, 2021.
Dale was born in Mount Vernon, Washington on February 18, 1958; son of Clifford and Dorothy Van Matre. He attended Burlington High School and graduated in 1976. On November 7, 2002, Dale married Susan Renee Van Matre on Kapalua Beach in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii. He adored his dogs, Princess Bella and Princess Nikki. Dale had a very strong work ethic. He worked with produce, starting with Thrifty Foods, then Charlie's Produce in Western Washington, before moving on to be the Director of Procurement at Greenleaf in San Francisco. Dale had a kind heart, infectious smile, and he loved his music and having a good time with family and friends.
Dale is survived by his wife, Susan; Daughter, Misty, her spouse, Dustin, and their children: Conor, Ryder, Gail, and Lila; Daughter, Nicci, her spouse, Derek, and their children: Cash and Cruz; Daughter, Renee, her spouse, Kasey, and their daughter, Madison; Son, Jason, his spouse, Crystal, and their children, Michelle and Xylah; Son, Brandon, his spouse, Krista, and her son, Collin; Daughter, Jennifer, her spouse, Chad, and their daughter, Chloe; and Brother, Doug Van Matre and his spouse, Margo. He is preceded in death by his sister, Alison Jean (Van Matre) Forsman.
There will be a Celebration of Life held for Dale on Friday, February 18, 2022.
Donations can be made to Hospice of Havasu or for Cranial/Nerve Cancer Research.