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Dale Alan Bintzler

Jan 13, 1960 - Nov 16, 2020


Dale Bintzler,“Bintz”, passed away on November 16, 2020 at the age of 60 surrounded by his family. He was born January 13, 1960 to Lloyd and Maymie Bintzler. He attended local schools and graduated from Sheboygan South High School with the class of 1978. After high school, he worked at R-Way Furniture and was then employed by Lakeshore Display for over 30 years as an assembly supervisor until his recent retirement last year.

He was united in marriage to his love Julee, “Jewels”, on October 24, 1992. Together they raised their daughter Erin who was the joy in his life. As a family, they created many memories going on vacations to Boulder Junction, family bike rides, and swimming in the backyard pool. He was always so supportive and proud of Erin whether cheering her on at sporting events or supporting her throughout her schooling.

Dale was an avid outdoor sportsman. He enjoyed deer hunting and going up to the cabin for his annual grouse hunting trips. He was often the last one to bed “solving the world’s problems” with anyone that would join the camaraderie. He was also an avid fisherman taking any opportunity to go fishing on Lake Michigan, local inland lakes, and his annual fishing trip to Rice Lake. He enjoyed passing on his love of fishing to his daughter taking her Powder Puff fishing and teaching her how to set up tip ups, even though they caught a lot of beer bass.

One of Dale’s favorite sayings was “If you are not having fun, you have no one to blame but yourself”. He was always the first one on the dance floor and known for his dancing. He enjoyed going out to watch football games and could frequently be found at Anglers Avenue. His support of “Da Bears” brought friendly rivalry to the games and will surely be missed.

His recent love in life was for his two grandsons, Ezekiel and Everett. They brought the biggest smile to his face and he took every opportunity to babysit. He was the best grandfather whether taking Ezekiel to the park, playing hours of monster trucks, or going to pools and waterparks. He loved letting the new addition Everett fall asleep on his chest.

Dale is survived by his wife, Julee; daughter, Erin (Rick) Zimbal; grandchildren, Ezekiel Richard and Everett Dale; siblings, Mark (Wanda) and Kay (Tim) Hill; 4 brother and sister-in-laws and 11 nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Maymie Bintzler and twin brother, Dean.

Private family services will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Park with a celebration of life to be held at a later date.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and nurses in the ICU at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center for their extensive care of Dale.

In lieu of flowers, online condolences may be expressed at



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Sorry to hear about Dale, just found out. In the short time as our next door neighbor, he was always willing to have a conversation. He was a great guy and will be missed.


Dale sounds like an amazing guy. Kay spoke very highly of him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.

Jim & Melody Kolb

Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dale. He was was wonderful man and will be dearly missed. Sending love and hugs.

Eric Rindfleisch

Dale was a great man who made everyone, even those outside his family and close friends, feel welcome. His smile, enormous handshake, and desire to get you one made you feel part of his group. Everyone who met Dale was better off for it. He will be missed.

Patrick A. Weber

My sympathies to the entire Bintzler prayers are with all of you...........Pat Weber

Tim and Sharon leonhard

Our deepest sympathy on the loss of dale. He was well loved and will be missed by all!

Laura and Lee Schneider

I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for family and friends. He was such a great guy. My heart is breaking as he was too young. He will live on in his daughter and grandchildren

Larry Olivera

Nancy and I are so sorry for the loss of Dale. Great memories thru the years. Our sympathy to Julie and daughter Erin and the entire family. Til we meet again Dale.

John & Heidi

Julee & Erin, Hearing the nightly reports on the news, COVID seems like this 'thing' that is impacting the world. It just became painfully real. Julee, we are grateful that you recovered and are healthy. Erin, your Uncle Mark shared your daily 'updates'. I grew up with the Bintzler family, and Dale was always a part of that. He was a gentle giant, a great husband and father, and a wonderful friend. He will be missed by all of us. We love his picture that you pasted here. That is truly Dale. He will be missed, and you and your family will be in our hearts and prayers as you deal with his loss. John & Heidi Gunyon

Mike Hanson


Daniel Konrad

Dale will be missed but not forgoten ever we had a lot of good times and beers. Julee all our love go to you and your family Dan and Lorry konrad

Roger Paske

Julee: You have our deepest sympathies. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Erin. Roger and Sharon Paske

Ron and David Meyer

Our deepest sympathies to you, Julee and your daughter and family. We will miss Dale and all the good times we had together at the cabin. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Deborah Kuitert

Dear Julee and family. So very sorry to see Dale passed away. So young and too soon. I'm living in Wautoma now and have not seen you in awhile. Thoughts and prayers that God will keep you in His arms at this most sorrowful time. Deb

Diane Stanskas

My sincerest sympathies to the family. Dale was a great person, to know and to wrk with. Rest In Peace, Dale..

Larry and Nancy Olivera

We are beyond words to express our sorry at the loss of Dale. Our sincere sympathy to the entire family. Dale will be missed by so very,very many, but our memories of him will last forever.

Henry Smith

My deepest sympathy to you, Julee and Erin. The world is a little more vacant today with the loss of BINTZ. To Kay, Mark and rest of family my heart is feeling your pain. God Bless you all.

Buzz Butzen

Had some good beers together, so sorry for your loss

Dick and Sharon Roob

The Roob household would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Bintzler family and extended family. Dale has been my best friend for as long as I can remember and has been a positive influence on my life and so.many others. Dale will be missed by all but never forgotten. Thoughts and prayers , Dick and Sharon Roob

Tony Sachse

Julee, Erin and the entire family. My deepest sympathies for the loss of Dale. He was a great man and will be missed by so many.

Mari Born

It is with great sorrow to lose such a great man. Erin, you had one of the best fathers in the world, maybe because he was taught by the best. Stay strong and thank you for the updates on his health.

Dennis & Kim Strysick

Mark & Family, we are so sorry for your loss. We pray the Lord will give you His peace and strength to walk through this sorrow. Your family will be in our prayers.

Ralph & Bonnie Bermke

Our sympathy goes out to all Mark’s family. Ralph remembers him as a kid, while I met him as an adult but what a great guy. Blessing to all.

Randall and Denise Paul

This is so sad I have no words. Dale and I had ben planning our retirement dates for years. It's just so unfair.. Our condolences .

Michael Franzen

Dave and Mary Jo Opgenorth

Please accept our heartfelt sympathy for the loss of Dale. We are recalling so many happy memories of him from our high school days. Every time we ran into him he had a smile on his face and gave a bone-crushing hand shake. He will be dearly missed. We will continue to keep you all in our prayers. Hugs

Scott and Jean McMurray

Julee and Erin, Jean and I are so sorry for your loss. Dale was an amazing man, always full of laughter and truly a one of a kind man. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Laurie Feider-Fischer

Kay, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. Prayers to you and your family. Laurie

Irene schultz

I will miss Dale he was always fun and enjoyed life. Will miss u coz love u. I know you’re in great company up in heaven. We will have a beer for you when we can get together. Until then I send hugs and prayers to all the family. See you again love Irene

Larry Gonwa

Dale we had so many great memories ice fishing and B and B weekend some day we will sing together again

Wendy Roe

My deepest Sympathy to all Dale's family and friends he will be deeply missed. He always had a smile on his face and a friend to all that knew him . God Bless you all.

Carol Longrie

Julee: I am very sorry for your loss of Dale. You have my deepest sympathy.