Dale Denlinger

Obituary of Dale John Denlinger

Dale J. Denlinger, 49, of Holy Cross passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Thursday, October 5, 2017, at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 – 7:30 pm Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Monday from 9 – 10 am at the Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross prior to services.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am Monday, October 9, 2017, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Holy Cross with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Noah Diehm will officiate.

Dale was born December 14, 1967, in Dubuque, the son of John and Ruth Ann (Rolwes) Denlinger. He graduated from Hempstead with the Class of 1986. He married Sandra Roling on June 18, 1994, in Holy Cross, and was a loving husband and father.  He owned and operated Denlinger Construction in Holy Cross and was a perfectionist who was proud of the work that he did.

Dale enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, and riding ATV’s on the family farm.  He also enjoyed grilling out and being with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy; 2 daughters: Nicole (fiancé, Michael Colson) of Norwalk, and Kelli, of Iowa City; his father, John (friend Shirley) of Dubuque; a brother, Steve of Balltown; a brother-in-law, Jim (Amy) Kauffmann of Epworth, his mother-in-law, Sharon Roling of Dyersville; brothers-in-law: Steve Schmal, Terry Roling, Andrew (Neal Gallegos) Roling; sisters-in-law: Cheryl (Shawn) Bandy and Karen Roling,

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Denlinger, a sister, Linda Kauffmann, and his father-in-law, Jerome Roling.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.




1:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Kramer Funeral Home - D
750 12th Ave. SW
Dyersville, Iowa, United States

Visitation Prior to Mass

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday, October 9, 2017
Kramer Funeral Home - H
5754 Maple Road, PO Box 366
Holy Cross, Iowa, United States
(563) 870-2206

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Monday, October 9, 2017
Holy Cross Catholic Church
85 Church Street
Holy Cross, Iowa, United States


11:45 am - 11:55 am
Monday, October 9, 2017
Holy Cross Cemetery, Holy Cross
Cross, Iowa, United States
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