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Linda Lou (Runion) Dale

May 28, 1947 — November 17, 2022


Linda Lou (Runion) Dale, age 75 of Darlington, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Crawfordsville on May 28, 1947 to the late Raymond Newton & Edna L. (Stout) Runion.

Linda attended Crawfordsville High School and worked at Hi-Tech (Acuity) for approximately 35 years. On October 21, 1989 she married David Lee Dale, who preceded her in death on July 3, 2020. She was a loving mother and grandmother, was involved in everything and loved painting, watching butterflies and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her six children, Tracy (Tom) Crane of Crawfordsville, Ricky (Karen) Dale of Crawfordsville, Kandace (Harold) Domineck of Georgia, Danny Douglass of Thorntown, Steven (Michelle) Covault of Crawfordsville, and Richard (Cherish) Covault of New Ross; three brothers, David Runion of Florida, Larry Runion and Paul Runion, both of Crawfordsville; two sisters, Carolyn Sue Cronk of Waynetown and Bonnie (Joe) Clemens of Crawfordsville; a brother-in-law, Don (Glenda) Dale of Darlington; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Ronnie Runion; a great-granddaughter, Marley Simms; and a niece, Kim Starnes.

Cremation was chosen with a Gathering of Family and Friends at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington St in Crawfordsville on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 5:00 pm - 7:00pm and Graveside Service at Greenlawn Cemetery in Darlington on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 11:00am with Pastor Todd Randles officiating. Share memories and condolences online at

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Saturday, December 3, 2022

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Saturday, May 6, 2023

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