Dale H. Motter

1936 - 2019

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Dale H. Motter, age 83, of Mt. Blanchard, died at 3:42pm on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus. He was born on November 9, 1936 in Upper Sandusky, Ohio to the late Marion H. and Helen E. (Failor) Motter. On December 21, 1963, he married Virginia Krout and she survives. Dale is also survived by his daughters: Dawn Altvater of Wharton, and Vicki (Todd) Bowman of Plain City. He has four grandchildren: Amanda (Kevin) Haimes, Kimberly Bowman, Gregory (Emily Wilson) Bowman, and Brian Bowman as well as a great grandson: Andrew Haimes. Dale served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957. He retired in 2003 from Whirlpool Corporation after 32 years and was also proud to be a farmer. He collected antique radios and liked antique cars and airplanes. He thoroughly enjoyed traveling to National Parks and attending his grandchildren's activities. Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 2:00-8:00pm at CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Arlington. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Mt. Blanchard United Methodist Church, with one hour of visitation (10:00-11:00am) at the church, prior to the funeral. Pastor Bret Kelly will officiate, and interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery. Memorials may be given to either the Riverdale Athletic Boosters or the Mt. Blanchard Beautification Committee, c/o the Mt. Blanchard Community Festival. Online condolences are welcomed at www.coldrencrates.com. The family would like to extend their thanks for the loving and compassionate care that the nurses provided during Dale's stay at Riverside Hospital.

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    620 N. Main St
    Arlington, Ohio
    Thursday, November 21st 2019 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Mt. Blanchard United Methodist Church[Map]
    204 S. Main St
    Mt. Blanchard, Ohio 45867
    Friday, November 22nd 2019 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Funeral Service:

    Friday, November 22nd 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    Mt. Blanchard United Methodist Church [Map]
    204 S. Main St
    Mt. Blanchard, Ohio 45867

  • Final Resting Place:

    Riverview Cemetery [Map]

    Mt. Blanchard, Ohio

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To : Todd and Vicki Bowman
Date :Wednesday, November 20th 2019
From : Jason Milligan
Our deepest condolences from the entire W.W. Williams family for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family in this time of grief. Please know as many of us cannot be there with you in person, we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayer. With sympathy.

To : Ginny Vicki and family
Date :Thursday, November 21st 2019
From : Brian and Joyce Beckwith
Ginny, Vicki and family, our deepest condolences on the loss of Dale. He was a quiet, well-liked member of the Mt. Blanchard community. He will be missed.
Brian and Joyce Beckwith

To : Virginia and Family
Date :Thursday, November 21st 2019
From : El Simon
You have my sincere sympathy for your loss. I enjoyed working with Dale for many years. He was a great guy! I was glad to get to visit with him again when I washed the siding for you. It was good to see him and reconnect. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

El and Denise Simon

To : The Motter Family
Date :Thursday, November 21st 2019
From : John W Moore
Sorry to hear of Dale's passing. May God be with all the family and friends and give them the strength to get through this difficult time.

John & Sandi Moore

To : Ginny
Date :Thursday, November 21st 2019
From : Janet and Ron Zimmer
We are so sorry to hear of Dales passing. We enjoyed spending time with both of you. Dale was a bright light during the time we had with him. He will be missed. You are in our prayers Ginny.