|Dale Eugene Traughber, age 62, of Evening Shade, Arkansas, formerly of Decatur, died Monday, June 8, 2015, at a Batesville Hospital, in Evening Shade,
He was born in November of 1952, at Decatur, Illinois, to John C.W. and Rita M. Traughber. He was a retired police officer having served in Crest Hill,
Illinois. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in Vietnam, and a member of VFW Post 8042 at Evening Shade. He was a member of the Bear Creek
United Methodist Church in Evening Shade and the Church of the Brethren in Decatur, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, John Traughber and two sisters, Ruth Maxine (Traughber) Williams and Betty( Traughber) Bowman.
Survivors include his wife, Kelly Traughber; one son, Jason Traughber and wife Carla Saccomanno of New Orleans, Louisiana; two sisters, Doris Jean (Dale)
McClure of Decatur, Illinois and Helene Lorene (Bill) Ponting of Blue Mound, Illinois; a sister-in-law, Lois Traughber of Decatur, Illinois; several nieces and
nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A graveside service celebrating his life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Spangler Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois, with arrangements by
Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service & Care.