Dale Lee Shatto, Sr. was born October 19, 1939, the son of Joseph Albert and Eleanor (Culler) Shatto in Los Angeles County, California. He passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022, at his home in rural Orient, Iowa, at the age of 83.
Dale grew up in California and after high school he served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He then worked for Peggs Company in California for over 20 years and then he met Phyllis Stringer Passifiume and they were together over 50 years. In 1992, he moved to his home in rural Orient, Iowa and had worked for Rose Acres Farms for a few years.
Dale enjoyed building all types of things out of wood, metal or anything. He loved to go camping, fishing, hiking, mountain climbing, watching westerns, WWE wrestling, military movies and shows, music, nature, being outdoors and loved to joke!
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Fenton Wesley Shatto; sister, Leticia Bluto; son, Michael Stringer; and daughter, Michelle Maynes.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Shatto of rural Orient; four sons, James Stringer (Susan) of California, Billy Shatto of California, Ralph Boner of California and Dale Shatto, Jr. (Candice) of rural Orient; two daughters, Teresa Clark (Daniel) of Creston, Iowa and Kathy Ferber of Chariton, Iowa; 16 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Lamb Funeral Home in Greenfield.