A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Christian Life Assembly of God Church in Gridley for Dale L. Lofland, 80, of Gridley.  Dale passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 in Gridley, California.

He was born July 15, 1937 in Madison, Illinois.  He was a longtime resident of Gridley having moved from the Bay Area after retiring from General Motors.  He enjoyed singing, playing the harmonica, traveling and church activities.  He served in the United States Marine Corps during Peacetime and was stationed stateside.  He was a member of the Christian Life Assembly of God church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene Lofland, two sisters, Shirley Thresher and Mildred Votoupaul.

He is survived by his daughter, Darla Lofland, of Elk Grove, California; two granddaughters: Cheyenne Finton and Michaela Finton, both of Elk Grove; one great-granddaughter, Makenna Dupins, of Elk Grove; one brother, Richard Lofland, of Arizona; three sisters: Edna Pinental, of Arizona, Barbara Spreck, of Arizona, and Patti Pavick, of California.

Inurnment will be in the Gridley Biggs Cemetery.  The family suggests contributions to the Christian Life Assembly of God Church.  Arrangements entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.