Dale W Harter

February 1, 1925April 30, 2013

Dale W. Harter, age 88, of Plain Township, passed away Tuesday evening, April 30, 2013 in his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born February 1, 1925 in Canton, Ohio to the late Wilbur and Cora (Gross) Harter. Dale was a graduate of Middlebranch High School, Class of 1943 and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps having served in the Pacific during WWII. He retired from the Hoover Company in April 1988 after 44 years of service. Dale loved to travel and was an avid football fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes and GlenOak Golden Eagles.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Don and Wayne Harter; and granddaughter, Tami Harter. He is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years, Wilma (Grant) Harter, whom he married on August 15, 1948; children, James (Marti) Harter of Cortland, OH; Dawn (Greg) Fleury of Covina, CA; and David (Mya) Harter of Stafford, VA; grandchildren, Kari (Adam) Hineman; Georgeanne Harter, and Eric (Jamie) Fleury; great granddaughters, Layla and Hailey; brother, Robert (Shirley) Harter; and sisters-in-law, Marilyn Harter and Harriet Harter.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00am in the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home with interment at Sunset Hills Burial Park. Friends may call from 6-8pm on Friday at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Friday, May 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 4, 2013

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May 7, 2013

We are thinking about you and your family as you go through this hard time. You are in our prayers. Love Rick, Cindy, Gloria and the girls. (Covina, CA)

May 3, 2013

dads body might of run its course but you know his soul never dies...I love you and dad and I know he loved me.....thank you for everything you have a special place in my heart...

Lex and Kathy Williams

May 2, 2013

Please accept our deepest sympathy. You and your family are in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time. Life is fragile, we do our best with the time we are allowed. We thank God for our memories.

Joan & Bob Cornelius

May 2, 2013

Our hearts go out to you and your family during this difficult time. May you hold on tight to your wonderful memories. Hugs to you all.
Joan and Bob Cornelius