Dale Sylvester Tracy was born June 18, 1942, to Robert and Esther (Bruggeman) Tracy of Larchwood, IA. He attended and graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic School and West Lyon Community High School.
He went on to work at John Morrell’s in 1961 and stayed there until his retirement in 2007.
Dale married Linda Lottman of Dell Rapids, SD in 1972. Throughout their marriage, they owned and operated Tracy’s Corner in Larchwood, IA, and enjoyed their time at Lake Madison, SD, before finally settling in Sioux Falls.
Dale passed away peacefully on April 11, 2022.
Dale is survived by his loving wife, Linda, of Sioux Falls SD, his children Darla Tracy, Michelle (Brian) Tilstra of Sioux Falls SD; Danyelle (Troy) Edwards, Denise Tracy of Salt Lake City UT, Vince (Vicky) Tracy of Tampa Bay FL; Priscilla (Frank) Briones of Canton SD, Chrystine (Kevin Kitson) Tracy, Richard Tracy of Sioux Falls SD, Robert (Lori) Tracy of Larchwood IA;Russ (Stacy) Peterson of Sioux Falls SD; sisters, Donna (Norbert) Roemen of Larchwood IA, Carolyn Vander Woude of Spirit Lake IA; 21 grandchildren,14 great-grandchildren.
Dale is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Esther Tracy, his brother, Richard Tracy, an infant son.
As Dale requested, no formal service will be held