SYRACUSE — Margie Byrdene Dikeman Dale, 90, of Syracuse, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017.

She was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Preston, to William Fredrick and Martha Wilma Allen Dikeman. She graduated from Syracuse High School in 1945. 

On July 29, 1945, she married Ralph Emery Dale. He preceded her in death as did her parents; a daughter, Marsha Lynn Dale Hagerman; and three brothers, Darrell, Duane and Larry Dikeman.

Survivors include a sister, Valeta Rosenkranz of St. Louis; a son, Mikell Dale of Las Vegas, Nev.; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. MST Jan. 6, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church in Syracuse. Inurnment will be at Syracuse Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the National Mill Dog Rescue, in care of Fellers Funeral Home &  Monuments LLC, Box  1253, Syracuse, KS 67878.