McMinn, Dale Martin
March 9, 2023, age 84
WENDELL—Dale Martin McMinn, 84, a resident of Wendell, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at his home in Wendell.
Dale Martin was born on April 24, 1938 in Aberdeen, Washington, the son of Martin and Marjorie McMinn.
He was raised and educated in Washington and Oregon, but settled in Boise, Idaho when he was a teenager. He joined the U.S. Army as a young adult.
Dale married Loretta Simmons on November 4, 1961 in Boise.
He is survived by: his wife – Loretta McMinn of Wendell; one son – Bill McMinn of Kamiah, Idaho; two daughters – Deanna (Bob) Bailey of Wendell and Diana (Todd Davis) Durfee of Twin Falls; one brother – Kenneth (Jeannie) McMinn of Arlington, Washington; one sister – Alice Kipp of Mountain Home; nine grandchildren – AJ, Ryan, Michelle, Roxy, Christopher, Nichole, Shelleana, Michael and Hanna; and six great grandchildren – Xander, Emberlee, Kiara, Leila, Cody and Xakari.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; two brothers – Jerry and Melvin; one son – Ellis Dale McMinn; and one daughter – Minnie Rose McMinn.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2023 from 10:00 am until 10:45 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wendell.
A funeral service will follow at The Wendell L.D.S. Church at 11:00 am. Burial with military honors will follow at the Wendell Cemetery in Wendell.
Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service - Wendell Chapel.
Condolences, memories and photos can be shared with the family by following the obituary link at www.demarayfuneralservice.com
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