Dale J. Rackers, age 54 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Tuesday, May 15,
2012 at his home.
was born June 18, 1957 in Jefferson City, Mo. the son of Edgar P. and Joan
Huddleston Rackers. He was married on
October 26, 2001 in Jefferson City, Mo. to Sandra DeGraffenreid-Strope.
lifelong resident of the Jefferson City area, Dale graduated from Helias High
was previously employed with Cole County as director of maintenance and he
currently was in the construction industry.
was an avid fan of golf and enjoyed watching and playing it. He had an extensive collection of golf balls
and always enjoyed adding new ones to it.
He also loved being outdoors working on his yard.
include: his wife, Sandy Rackers; one daughter, Crystal Rackers of Jefferson
City, Mo.; his parents, Edgar P. and Joan Rackers of Jefferson City, Mo.; one step-son, Tim Strope of Jefferson City, Mo.; one sister, Glenda
Kolb of Kirksville, Mo.; one brother, Eddie Rackers of Arizona; three
grandchildren, Kalee Williams of Jefferson City, Trenton Harms of Jefferson
City, and Kaleb Jaegers of Bonnots Mill.
Celebration of Dale’s Life will be held in the pavilion at Memorial Park from
5:30 until 7:30 pm on Monday, May 21, 2012 and all family and friends are
desiring may make memorial contributions to the Dale Racker’s Memorial Fund.
arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.