Dale Allen Derry
Dale Allen Derry passed away at home from COPD. He was born in Portland, Oregon to Lester and Effie Derry. He graduated from Gresham High School then joined the U.S.Air Force. He married Paula Saukko June 14th, 1975. They met while working for United Radio Supply. Dale retired
from Oregon Trail School District as maintenance supervisor in 2000. His favorite pass time was tilling his large garden on his John Deere tractor. He grew Gladiolus, Dahlias and many kinds of vegetables. Dale was a Patriot, he loved the American flag. Dale is survived by his loving wife Paula; stepdaughter Cindy Chastain, step-son Vance Saukko
(Jen), sister-in-laws Betty Derry & Linda Derry, five nieces and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Walt & Dick Derry; sister, Betty Jane. Memorial service was held at Willamette National Cemetery, April 15th, 2021.