Dale William Perry, age 70, of Clinton passed away suddenly at his home Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. Dale was born January 9, 1942 in Berkley, Mich., the son of James Raymond and Emily May (Hunt) Perry. He was married to his loving wife of 47 years, Linda (Cross), on July 18, 1964 in Detroit. After graduating from Olivet College he taught Economics at Tecumseh High School before beginning his 46 year career with Ameriprise Financial. Besides his career helping others reach their financial goals, Dale enjoyed a number of hobbies. Dale and Linda enjoyed traveling, their favorite destination being Punta Cana where they were accompanied by many family members and friends over the years. Besides traveling Dale enjoyed tending to his bird feeders, gardening and most of all encouraging his grandchildren in their educational and athletic endeavors.In addition to his wife, Linda, he is survived by two sons, Bryan (Tammy) Perry of Clinton and their children, Kyle and Karson; Jason (Jami) Perry of Tecumseh and their children, Coy and Colt; two daughters, Lisa (Mark) Craft of Clarkston and their children, Alyssa and Bryant, and Traci (Steve) Stahr of Linden and their children, Adam (Alyssa), Jordan, Collin, Nolan, and great grandchildren, Seth and Sophia Stahr; and one brother Gerald Perry of Bishop, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, James and Robert Perry and one sister Emily Barton.Funeral services for Dale were held on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 at the Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh. Cremation followed the service. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Dale’s name for advancements in cardiac research. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh.

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