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Dale Finley Wise

Posted 2019-07-10 by mhenderson
Published in Today's News-Herald on July 10, 2019 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Long-time resident of Lake Havasu City, Dale Finley Wise, passed away
on June 16, 2019 at age 95. Dale was born in Blue Earth, Minnesota on
June 8, 1924 and is survived by his wife, Corinne Fern Fenske Wise, of
73 years.

Dale was a World War II veteran and served in the U.S. Air Force. He
rose to the rank of master sergeant and was stationed in Hawaii. After
his father's sudden passing, Dale finished out his service and
returned home to help his mother and sister and took over the family's
auto dealership in Elmore, Minnesota.

On July 16, 1946, he married his high school sweetheart, Corinne. Dale
changed the direction of the family dealership and developed three
successful businesses in Elmore with his wife as his partner. They had
four children and many family pets. In 1969, Dale and Corrine fell in
love with Lake Havasu City after taking one of MuCulloch's original
"Havasu Sales Flights." They immediately bought property in Lake
Havasu City and moved to the city in 1972. Dale began working on
McCulloch's London Bridge Golf Course on Acoma Boulevard, rising to
the maintenance and grounds manager position.

Dale is survived by his wife and his only sibling; a sister, three
daughters, one son, four granddaughters, and twelve great-
grandchildren. He is proceeded in death by his parents, and one

Arrangements were placed in the care of Mohave Memorial Lake Havasu
Mortuary and Crematory. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the
Wise family at

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