Lifetime Delta resident Dale W. Suckow died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. He was 75.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Suckow was born in Delta Aug. 20, 1940, to Harp and Flave (Rhodes) Suckow. He spent his childhood in Delta and graduated from Delta High School in 1958.
He married Patsy Wilson Aug. 23, 1958.
He was an owner and operator of Suckow Brothers Excavation in Delta from 1970 to his retirement in 2001.
Mr. Suckow enjoyed the outdoors, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, spending time with his family in the mountains and at the cabin, animals, especially dogs, wildlife, growing roses, watching NASCAR races, and his extended snowmobile family, Les Coleman, Don Husted, Gary Broughton, George Moore, Earl Wise, Tim Kissner and Kathleen Starr.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Pat Suckow; his daughter, Dale Ann, both of Delta; his brother, Dennis (Kay) Suckow of Arizona; and his sister, Darlynn (Everett) Webb of Hotchkiss.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dick Suckow; and a sister-in-law, Betty Suckow.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
View the Internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.