Dale Karl Fick, 85, of Parkville, MO passed away April 21, 2017, at the St. Luke’s Northland Hospital in Kansas City, MO. Dale was born January 13, 1932 in St. Louis, MO to Charles and Nell (Smith) Fick.
Dale graduated from University City High School and earned a BS in Political Science from St. Louis University. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and spent the majority of his working career with the Social Security Administration.
Dale was devoted to his Catholic faith and was a member of St. Therese Parish in Kansas City North. He was a Fourth Degree Knight and charter member of the Pope John Paul I Council of the Knights of Columbus, where he served as Grand Knight, District Deputy and on the State Columbian Charities Board. Dale had a passion for supporting the Special Olympics in Missouri. He was a long-time dedicated member of the Jaycee’s in St. Charles, MO, prior to moving to Parkville.
He married Charlene M. Basler on March 2, 1957 in Ste. Genevieve, MO. In addition to Charlene, survivors include four daughters, Mary Smith and fiancé, Troy Donohue, Anne Porter and husband, Bill, Suellen Fick and friend, Steve Sisney and Melissa Ropp and husband, Rich; brother, Wayne Fick and wife, Jane; two sisters, Peggy Striler and Elaine Snyder and husband, Bob; a sister-in-law, Joan Fick; three grandchildren, Alisha Schmidt, Jordan Ropp and Addison Ropp. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Philip Fick; a daughter, Karen Hoover; and a brother-in-law, Bob Striler.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be con-celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Therese Catholic Church, with Rev. Joseph Cisetti as principal celebrant. The family will receive friends form 5-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the church, where a Parish and Knights of Columbus Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. The family will also receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. on Thursday, prior to Mass. Burial with military honors will be held in Ste. Genevieve, MO. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Special Olympics of Missouri. The Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville has been entrusted with the final arrangements. Memories of Dale and condolences may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.