King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory obituary – Dale Michael Fullhart, 77, Fort Madison


Dale Michael Fullhart, 77, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022 at The Madison.  He was born on January 11, 1945 in Fort Madison, IA to Glen & Dorothy Drew Fullhart.  He graduated from Fort Madison High School in 1963 and was a U.S. Navy Corpsman during the Vietnam War.  He helped to deliver 5 babies during his time in the Navy.  He married Alberta M. Dodson on August 7, 1965 in Fort Madison, IA.  He worked at Chevron in Fort Madison and retired as a welder at G.E. in Burlington, IA.  He was also a photographer for 25 years and worked part time for NAPA Auto Parts and Shottenkirk.  He enjoyed bowling, cooking, camping, watching Nascar, gardening, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.  He loved to cook Christmas dinner and make Christmas candy.

Dale is survived by: his wife: Alberta Fullhart of Fort Madison, IA; 1-daughter: Dawn (Greg Hellige) Fullhart of Fort Madison, IA; 1-son: Dustin (Carrie) Fullhart of West Point, IA; 6-grandchildren: Sabrina Fullhart, Rhett Fullhart, Todd (Bre) Mehaffy, Noah (Chelci) Mehaffy, Jackson Mehaffy & Henry Pforts; 3-brothers: Steve (Linda) McKeehan of Bonaparte, IA, Dennis McKeehan of Fort Madison, IA & Jerry (Susanna) Fullhart of Minnesota; 4-sisters: Sherry (Rich) Hertzler of Fort Madison, IA, Becky Brown of Fort Madison, IA, Gina McKeehan of Fort Madison, IA & Shelley McKeehan of Fort Madison, IA.  He was preceded in death by: his parents, Dorothy & Walt McKeehan & Glen & Wilma Fullhart and 1-sister.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  A visitation will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  A memorial service will immediately follow at 11:30 with Rev. Dean Graber officiating.  Burial will be held at Soldiers Circle in Oakland Cemetery.  A memorial has been established for The Madison.  Online condolences may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website:

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