Dale I., Williams

  • Born: December 1, 1957
  • Died: October 28, 2019
  • Location: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Koepsell-Murray Funeral & Cremation Services, Beaver Dam

N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road
Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Tel. (920) 885-6600

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Dad, Grandpa and Brother

Dale I. Williams, age 61, of Beaver Dam, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the UW Hospital in Madison.

A memorial gathering for Dale will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam.

Dale was born the son of Irvin Williams and Ramona Persha on December 1, 1957 in Hustisford. He was a 1976 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. On July 31, 1982, Dale was united in marriage with Mona J. Thomas at Peace Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. He worked for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a State District Manager for over 20 years and most recently retired from Capital Newspapers in Madison as a supervisor.

Dale loved Harley Davidson motorcycles. He also was an avid sportsman. He enjoyed fishing with his special friend Keith "Kraze" Krause and he enjoyed hunting with his family. He could be found either on his bike or out fishing. Dale had a tremendous love for his family and friends and especially his two grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Mona of Beaver Dam, son Adam (Char) Williams and their son Joshua from Ft. Riley, KS, and his daughter Bonnie (Mike Gills) Williams and their daughter Cecilia of Beaver Dam, his brother Don (Lori) Williams of Beaver Dam, his sister Sheryl (special friend JT Tubbs) Williams of Waupun, and his mother-in-law Barbara Thomas of Beaver Dam. Dale is further survived by his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents, his grandfather Walter Persha who he shared a special bond with, his grandparents, and his father-in-law Richard Thomas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the UW Carbone Cancer Center, Patient Amenities Fund.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. To make an online condolence or for more information visit www.KoepsellFH.com.


Condolence & Memory Journal


Dear Mona and family, I saw Mary today and she told me about Dales' passing. My heartfelt condolences to you all as you try to walk through this new journey. Our prayers and Love are with you all. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Donna Vande Zande

Posted by Donna Vande Zande - Stevens point, WI   November 15, 2019


I'm so very sorry to just now learn of Mr. Williams' passing. My granddaughter, Charlotte, is married to his son, Adam. My deepest condolences on the loss of this gentleman, to his family and friends. My brother is a life-long Harley-Davidson rider, and my son love fishing, both positive elements to share between families. Rest in Peace, Mr. Williams. Catch that BIG one in the lake in the heavens.

Posted by Carolyn Wright - Westminster, CO - Family   November 08, 2019

Mona, I am so sorry to hear about Dale. Judy texted me this morning and advised me of his passing. Please know that I am thinking of you and your family. Take care and May God Bless. If you need anything or just want to talk, give me a call. Karla

Posted by Karla Staszko - Mayville, WI - Friend   November 02, 2019

Mona and Family: So very sorry for your loss. I will be keeping all of you in my prayers and know he will be missed.

Posted by K Lidgerding - Darien, IL - friend   November 01, 2019

Dear Mona, Dale will always be in our hearts along with wonderful memories. Jerry and I imagine him to be in his happy fishing place.
Our thought are with you.

Posted by Heidi Magayne - Eagle River, WI - Friend   October 31, 2019

So very sorry for your loss! Prayers for your family!

Posted by Janet Riehbrandt - Beaver Dam, WI - Acquaintance   October 31, 2019

Don and Lori, Our thoughts and prayers of comfort are with you. Dale will be ok now, he just got to heaven before the rest of us. Hugs to both of you. Gwenn & Rhonda Soldner, Friends

Posted by Gwenn & Rhonda Soldner - Reeseville, WI - Friend   October 31, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers!

Posted by Ashley Gerner - Waupun, WI - Friend   October 31, 2019

May "The God of all comfort."
Carry family and friends through this difficult time of such great loss of Dale.

Posted by Penny S - Atlanta, GA - Neighbor   October 31, 2019

'Dearest Mona & Family:

Please accept my deepest sympathies on Dale's passing! I know this was a long and hard-fought journey!- Please Know-Everyone has you in their hearts!!
Most Sincere Condolences!!

Posted by C. Mickelsen - Beaver Dam, WI - Family Friend   October 31, 2019

Don & Lori-So sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you & Dale's family & friends.

Posted by Ken Quincey - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   October 30, 2019

I am wrapping you all in my arms! Please take comfort in the knowledge that we will be together again some day. Dale will be missed by many and should be remembered with all the happy times we had together.

Posted by Sandi Thomas - Crossville, TN - Family   October 30, 2019

Sorry to hear of Dale's passing. He was a great employee and friend at Capital Newspapers. He will be missed.

Posted by Teresa Klinger - Portage, WI - Coworker   October 30, 2019

Dearest Mona and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and condolences are with you all.

Posted by Lisa La Reau - Midland, TX - Family Friend   October 30, 2019


Condolences and sympathy to the Williams families.

Posted by Nancy White - Waupun, WI - Friend   October 29, 2019

Mona, Don and Cheryl, Rich and I are so sorry. There are many, many memories; playing cards, riding motorcycles, fishing and hunting to name a few. The good Lord only takes the best. Pat and Rich Kleindl

Posted by Rich and Pat Kleindl - Madison, WI - Friend   October 29, 2019

Dear Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. Jeneen Carnes

Posted by Jeneen Carnes - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   October 29, 2019

So sorry to lose such a fun nephew. Dennis and him hunted and fished together. Fun times. He sure will be missed.

Posted by Dennis & Lynn Persha - Horicon, WI - Family   October 29, 2019

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