• Dale Lee Wolfe

    15 Mar 2019

  • Sedan – Dale Lee Wolfe, 82 of Chautauqua, Kansas returned to his heavenly home to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Sedan City Hospital in Sedan.

    Dale was born on January 26, 1937 in Grenola, Kansas to Elvis O. Wolfe and Elsie Mae (Sinclair) Wolfe. Dale graduated from Cedar Vale High School in the class of 1955. After high school Dale enlisted in the United States Marine Corp on July 23, 1956 serving his country until he was honorably discharged on July 22, 1958.

    On March 18, 1959, he married the love of his life, Emma Lee Burdett in Sedan, Kansas. They made their home in Chautauqua County all of their life. Dale worked for the Sedan Floral as a welder for 30 years before retiring in 1988.

    Dale was a member of the New Life Baptist Church in Chautauqua for several years and was a deacon for many years. Dale loved to work on his home, loved to build and weld, loved gardening and also his cattle operation he had for several years. Dale had a special devotion to his family and a firm belief in God that supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace.

    Dale is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Emma Lee Wolfe of the home in Chautauqua, Kansas; two daughters; Debbie McNown and husband Jim of Waxahachie, Texas and Michelle Thomison and husband Bill of Caney, Kansas; one son, Darrin Wolfe and wife Magalit of Owasso, Oklahoma; one daughter-in-law, Dr. Betzabel Wolfe of Edmond, Oklahoma; one sister, Betty Mitchell of Wichita, Kansas; 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by one son Mike Wolfe, one sister, Neva Wolfe, and his parents.

    Church Services will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the New Life Baptist Church in Chautauqua with Brother Larrie Adams officiating. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Chautauqua, Kansas.

    Friends and family may call on Monday, March 18, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Dickens Family Funeral Home in Sedan.

    The family has suggested memorials to the New Life Baptist Church and may be left in care of the Dickens Family Funeral Home, 209 N. Douglas, Sedan, Kansas 67361.

    To leave a message for the family or to view the obituary, please go to www.dickensfuneral.com.

    Dickens Family Funeral Home of Sedan is in charge of arrangements.




    Heartfelt sympathies to this family.


    Praying for the family. God bless you all.


    Prayers for all the family,Dale will be missed by many friends as well as family.


    I am so sorry for your loss. Dale will be missed in your small community, and by everyone who knew him.