Dale Eric Frost, son of Raymond Harold and Mary Roberta (Reynolds) Frost, was born October 31, 1965 in Mount Ayr, Iowa. Dale graduated from Mount Ayr Community high school in 1983. While growing up, Dale and his best friend, Mike Bird, were ‘amateur engineers!’ They kept busy tearing things apart and trying to put them back together. Dale enjoyed riding motorcycles, fishing, hunting, camping and in later life video games. After high school Dale graduated from DMACC in Ankeny, Iowa from the diesel mechanics program.
Dale married Lauretta Hewlett and to this marriage a daughter was born. Dale and Lauretta later divorced. Dale worked several years at Central Tractor Supply in Des Moines. For the past three years, Dale has lived in Stuart, Iowa and worked at HyVac in Adel and at the vet clinic in Stuart. Dale died unexpectedly at his home in Stuart on October 25, 2009.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Roberta Frost; maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Lela Reynolds; paternal grandparents, Raymond and Bernice Frost, and a great-niece, Ava Jaibree Frost.
Survivors include his father, Harold Frost of Beaconsfield, Iowa; fianc??, Ronda Hanner of Stuart, Iowa; daughter, Jessica Frost and granddaughter Taylor Frost, both of Des Moines, Iowa; brother, Doug Frost and wife Joyce of Kellerton, Iowa; sisters, Connie Whipple and husband Mike of Sidney, Iowa and Sherri Mummey of Mulhall, Oklahoma; uncle, Dean Frost and wife Louise of Mount Ayr, Iowa; former wife, Lauretta Frost of Grimes, Iowa; his lifelong best friend, Mike Bird of Des Moines, Iowa, and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services were held at Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home on Thursday, October 29, 2009, with Rev. Rick Hawkins officiating. Vocalists were Mary Davenport and Margaret Bickers.
Honorary pallbearers were Scott Whipple, Justin Frost, Adam Frost, Jessie Frost, Shannon Wehling and Jolene Frost.