East Eden native Dale R. Preischel, a retired truck driver, died July 10 in Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Amado, Ariz., after a brief illness. He was 63.
A graduate of Eden High School, Mr. Preischel served four years in the Marine Corps. He worked as a truck driver in Nevada for many years.
He lived in Amado and enjoyed gardening.
He is survived by his wife of eight years, the former Kathleen English; a daughter, Denise of Pennsylvania; a son, Dale Jr. of Pennsylvania; three sisters, Elsie Wierzba and Shirley Sion, both of Eden, and Sally Suffolk of West Winfield; a brother, Lawrence of Boston; and three grandchildren.