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Dale A. Book

February 4, 1954 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 67)


Dale A. Book, age 67, of Sycamore, Ohio, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay, Ohio.


Dale was born on February 4, 1954, in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, to Robert E. and Rita A. (Stief) Book, both of whom are deceased.  He was married to Bridgett Long and they later divorced.


He is survived by his 2 children, Ashley N. (Todd Dunn) Book of Nevada, Derek R. (Emily) Book of Arlington, and 2 granddaughters, Brinleigh Dunn, and Georgia Book, who was born the morning of Dale’s passing.


Dale is survived by siblings, Barbara (Duane) Ruth of Nevada, Diane Elchert of Upper Sandusky, Charles (Laura) Book of Upper Sandusky, Gary (Stephanie) Book of Upper Sandusky, Jack (Beth) Book of Upper Sandusky, Donald (Pam) Book of Nevada, and Sharon (Rick) Kindle of Upper Sandusky, along with many nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and 2 brothers, Tom and Larry, and a brother in law, Daniel Elchert.


Dale was a 1972 graduate of Upper Sandusky High School and went on to work for Sycamore Telephone Company for 29 years, retiring in 2014 for health reasons.  During his retirement, he helped out his brother Gary with Bookies Lawn Service.


He was a member of the Sycamore United Methodist Church, the BPOE #83 in Upper Sandusky, and the Sycamore American Legion #250.


For hobbies he enjoyed hunting with his “Canadian Gang”, fishing with his nephews, and brother in law Duane, where there was always a competition of who caught the biggest or the most, golfing with his brothers, helping his friend’s farm and following the Buckeye’s.


Dale will be remembered for his kind spirit, his willingness to help others, and his work ethic and his ability to out talk anybody. 


Funeral services for Dale Book will be held at 2:00pm, Thursday, December 23, 2021 at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky with Rev. Amy Vittorio officiating.  Burial will follow at Old Mission Cemetery.


Visitations will be held 3 hours before service time, from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky.  Family has requested casual attire for the visitation and funeral.


Memorial contributions may be made to Wyandot Memorial Health Foundation, Wyandot County Salvation Army, or a Charity of the Donor’s Choice and can be sent to Lucas-Batton, 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, Ohio, 43351.


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December 23, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
476 S. Sandusky Ave.
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351

Funeral Service
December 23, 2021

2:00 PM
476 S. Sandusky Ave.
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351

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Wyandot Memorial Health Foundation

Wyandot County Salvation Army

Charity of the donor's choice

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