H. Dale Stark, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida and formerly of Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii died August 30, 2007 at home.
He was born in Cisne, Illinois, and after serving in the U.S. Army, World War II in Europe, he graduated from Millikin University in Decatur, IL, in 1950 with a degree in Business Administration. Following graduation he bought a tire and appliance store in Charleston, IL, where he also had farming and real estate interests. For many years he was active in Kiwanis, served on various community committees and as a deacon in the Christian church.
In 1978 he sold his business and moved with his wife to Kauai but continued to manage his various business interests. On Kauai he was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church. In 2004 because of declining health he moved to Port Charlotte from Hawaii to be closer to family. He was a member of St. Nathaniel’s Episcopal Church of North Port.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, June Bruce Stark of Port Charlotte; three daughters, Ann Berger (husband, Dr. Gary Berger) of Placida, FL, Nicki Medeiros(husband- Thomas Medeiros) of St. Paul, OR, and Mary Stark(husband Frank Dwyer) of Pasadena, CA; a brother, Rev. William Stark of Stamping Ground, KY; a sister, Joyce Haynes of Hubert Heights, OH; and six grandchildren, David Medeiros of Redwood City, CA, Jonathon Medeiros of Kalaheo, Kauai, Sarah Medeiros of Portland, OR, Chris Berger of Savage, MN, John Berger of Port Charlotte, and Daniel Berger of Auburn, AL.