Funeral services for Dale Keiser were held on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Gregory with Pastor Clay Lundberg officiating. Music was provided by Clay Lundberg, soloist accompanied by Bette Fogel, pianist. Mariah Keiser was in charge of registration and Cassidy Keiser and Kelsey Boeding were flower attendants. Casket bearers were Eric Woodden, Chris Keiser, Jeff Boeding, Mark Burket, Carson Kellog, Myron Johnston and Jeff Sampson. Honored guests were Silver Threads residents and staff and the Avera Gregory Hospital doctors, nurses and staff. Interment was in the Hillview Cemetery in Dallas. Kotrba-Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Dale Eugene Keiser, son of Henry and Lena Keiser, was born September 15, 1929, at his parent’s home in Tripp County, along with his twin sister, Dorothy. At a young age growing up on the farm he enjoyed hunting, fishing and caring for the farm animals. Dale attended South Irwin School through eighth grade. While in Dallas High School, he participated in basketball and football. After graduation in 1948, Dale remained on the family farm working with his father. On December 3, 1950, he was united in marriage to Ruby Sampson in Winner and had four children. Dale enjoyed the country life while he was actively involved in his children’s activities. After retiring from farming, Dale drove truck for several years. In 2004, they moved to Gregory where he spent many hours restoring tractors. For the past two years Dale has lived at Silver Threads Assisted Living in Gregory. He passed away January 11, 2017 at the age of 87 years. He is survived by his children: two daughters, Barb (Mike) Adams of Vermillion and Sally Woodden of Red Lodge, MT; two daughters-in-law, Trish Keiser of Gregory and Ingrid Keiser of Colleyville, TX; grandchildren Nichole (Jeff) Keiser Boeding, Chris (Amy) Keiser, Mindy (Andy) Keiser Hall, Eric Woodden, Sylvia and Monika Keiser; 12 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby, of 58 years; two sons, Dave and Steven; one son-in-law, Steve Woodden; his parents; mother and father-in-law; one brother, Ruben; two sisters, Esther and Dorothy; and two infant grandsons.