Dale Alan Morehouse
Dale Alan Morehouse
  • October 1, 1949 - March 27, 2017
  • Tempe, Arizona

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Dale Alan Morehouse, 67, long time resident of Tempe, AZ passed away on March 27, 2017. He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa on October 1, 1949. He fought courageous battles against many forms of cancer over the past 11 years with a determination and dignity that impressed all who knew him.

Dale graduated from Lewis Central High School, in Council Bluffs, IA, in 1968. Dale was an Air Force Veteran and was proud to have served his country. Dale was a dedicated United States Postal Worker for 40 years until his retirement in 2013. He had many good, close friends. He was held in high esteem by classmates, fellow servicemen and the many co-workers and friends he came to know over the years.

Dale moved to Arizona in 1973 and met his wife, Laurie Malone Morehouse. They married in 1974 and raised 3 wonderful children, Jason Morehouse, Ashley Morehouse Hanson and Douglas Morehouse. He is survived by all of them as well as his son-in-law, Brian Hanson and Doug's special lady, Chelsea Seward. Dale is also survived by his only sister, Carole Montgomery, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, her husband, Dwight and their children and grandchildren. He was loved by his wife's many siblings and their families, all of whom survive him. Other survivors include his Aunt Vi, Uncle Bil, Aunt Elaine and many cousins. Dale is preceded in death by his parents, Cleo Morehouse and Betty Jean Smith Clark (Don Clark) and by his parents-in-law, John and Helen Malone.
Dale was a man of many interest, including family activities, sports, camping, some travel and was an avid reader. He was especially interested in keeping up with friends. He was instrumental in the planning and execution of several annual gatherings over the years.

A Memorial Service celebrating Dale's life will be on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm. at Lakeshore Mortuary, 1815 S Dobson Rd., Mesa, AZ 85202. His final resting place will be in the National Cemetery in North Phoenix. Burial will be a private family ceremony at a later date.
Dale was a 5 gallon blood donor with United Blood Services. He received several units of blood products during these last months. Please consider donating blood in his memory at your local blood bank. He would be honored.

Dale was a kind, soft spoken man with a ready smile and sweet countenance. He was a wonderful, engaged parent cherished by his children and a loving husband treasured by his beloved. His family and friends were important to him. We all have so many special memories ...He is already missed.

Arrangements under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, AZ.