Dale Vernon Salhus of Inchelium passed away on April 17, 2014 of a sudden heart attack at the age of 71. Â He was born in Lewiston, ID on July 16, 1942 to Magdlena and Melvin Salhus, one of 4 boys.
The family moved to Aberdeen, SD, where Dale finished high school in 1961. Â His working career began in Aberdeen and continued in the Seattle area, where he worked for Rohr Industries in the construction of Boeing jet engines for 16 years. Â There he married Sharon Hansen and had two children, Danielle and Dale Jr. Â
Following Sharon's accidental death, Dale met and married Marjory, and eventually they settled in Inchelium. From 2005 until now, they worked as a team, managing the Inchelium Water District.
Dale loved outdoor activities. Â He was devoted to God, his family and friendâ€¦he affected many lives. Â He was a fun-loving person and a joy to be around with his quick wit and humor. Â
He is survived by his wife, Marjory; his daughter, Danielle Romo, Everett, and three grandchildren, Cedric, Michael and Kiarra.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents; by his son, Dale Jr., and by his brothers, Daryl, David and Donald.
Funeral service for Dale will be held at a later date.
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Danekas Funeral Chapel and Crematory has been entrusted with the arrangements.