Dale Henry Stapleton

October 05, 1943 ‒ January 31, 2021

Marion, Ohio

Dale Henry Stapleton, age 77 of Marion, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Marion General Hospital from complications of Covid-19.

Dale was born in Marion on October 5, 1943 to Roy and Eva (Stoneburner) Stapleton. He worked at Tecumseh over 20 years.

Dale loved spending time with family and friends. Also he loved fishing, boating, and watching OSU games. He loved to talk and never knew a stranger.

He will be missed by his wife, Teresa (Hoffman) Stapleton who he married August 18, 1962; also surviving are his children Tina (Jeff) Baldauf and Steven Stapleton; grandchildren: Kristen (fiancé John Rose), Nick, and Sam Baldauf and Scott, Alyssia and Zack Stapleton; great grandson Lucas; brother, Lonnie (Mary) Stapleton and sisters: Thelma May Abrams and Nina Schnittker.

Dale is preceded in death by his parents Roy and Eva Stapleton; brothers-in-law William Everett Abrams and Richard Schnittker.

Visitation will be Friday, February 5, 2021 at Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel, 347 West Center St., Marion, friends may pass by the front door on the porch to view Dale from 1PM to 2PM; Public graveside service will follow at Marion Cemetery at 2:15PM officiated by Rev. Dr. Sigrid Rother.

The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to be serving the Stapleton family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com

  • So sorry for your loss . Prayers for the family . Dale had been a part of my life for many years . He always had stories to share. RIP Dale . Thoughts and prayers for your family.

  • Although we didnt get to see each other as much as I would have liked, I will miss Uncle Dale. He always had a joke ready, a smile on his face, and always brought a smile to mine. Rest in peace Uncle Dale and prayers for all the family.

  • Dale was a customer for a very long time, always a good conversation with him. So sorry for the loss, Jack and Mike Henry and all employees at Henry Lumber.