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Dale Preston Linkletter

October 31, 1935 - August 27, 2022


Dale Linkletter, aged 86,  passed away on August 27th, 2022 with family by his side. Predeceased by wife of 40 years Evelyn in 2000 and sisters Linda in 1999 and Norma in 2001. He is survived by his brother Doug and numerous nephews and nieces who shall miss his sharp wit, colorful language and thoughtful nature.

Dale was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan and lived and worked throughout western Canada, residing in Abbotsford in his retirement years. Dale, a proud Teamster,  worked as trucker and in construction into his 70s and had a life long passion for horse racing.  Dale owned a race horse at age 16, and then went on to rent a box at Exhibition Park and travelled regularly with Evelyn to major race tracks in the US.  In his later years, Dale continued to follow the horses with a group of like minded pals at an off track betting facility.

Dale shall be truly missed by all who new him.

In lieu of flowers please consider a gift to a charity of choice or the Salvation Army in Dale’s name.


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From: darryl sigurdson
Relation: Uncle

Uncle Dale was a wonderful person with a big heart. Always looked forward to speaking or visiting had some great stories I will never forget.

From: Bruce Edgelow
Relation: Cousin

Blessings to the family as you mourn Dale’s passing.

From: Michael, Melanie, Cody & Dylan Selezinka
Relation: Uncle

Uncle Dale had such an amazing spirit! It was always so much fun talking to him on the phone or visiting. He always had something to say about politics, religion or horse racing. He had a strong and honest opinion on everything. Uncle Dale had a heart of gold and will be forever remembered and sadly missed. We love you Uncle Dale. You and Aunty Ebba will be reunited again. Rest in Peace. Sending our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

From: Holly Sigurdson
Relation: Uncle

My sincerest condolences to Doug and all the Linkletter family. Uncle Dale was quite a special uncle to me and I will be forever grateful to him and Auntie Ebba for the many years of support, love and laughter they gave me and my family after moving to BC in 1979. I will so miss you and our delightful, fun and engaging debates (Uncle Dale) we had going on for many years. You will be very sadly missed in our world Uncle Dale.
Love to you and Auntie. Holly Sigurdson and all my family, Ben, Aylcia and Aislinn Welburn

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