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Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:33 am


Dale L. Eisele, 75 of Mexico, died Thursday, August 8, 2013 at his home. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday at Arnold Funeral Home with burial following at East Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation was held from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Dale was born on July 13, 1938 in Peoria, Ill., the son of Leo and Gladys (Dawson) Eisele. Dale married Mary Berger on June 4, 1981. Dale is survived by his wife, Mary of the home; daughter, Debbie Eisele of Mexico; sons Gary Eisele and wife Lisa of Fallon, Nev., Darren Munns and wife Sarah of Columbia, David Munns and wife, Renee of Columbia; grandchildren Samantha, Amanda, Steven, Justin, Sam, Lauren, and Jack; three great-grandchildren; brother Dean Eisele and wife, Susie of Farber; sister, Betty Ann Thomas of Mexico; numerous nieces and nephews. Dale was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Nancy Eisele. Dale was an avid hunter, card player and St. Louis Cardinals Fan. He loved to fish and play golf. Memorial donations are suggested to the First Christian Church in care of Arnold Funeral Home 425 S. Jefferson Mexico, Mo. 65265. Online condolences may be left at