Dale J. Rackers

June 18, 1957 - May 15, 2012

Mr. Dale J. Rackers, age 54 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at his home. Dale 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. A lifelong resident of the Jefferson City area, Dale graduated from Helias High School. He was previously employed with Cole County as director of maintenance and he currently was in the construction industry. Dale 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. Survivors include: his wife, Sandy Rackers; one daughter, Crystal Rackers of Jefferson City, Mo.; his parents, Edgar 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. A Celebration of Dale's Life will be held in the pavilion at Memorial Park from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012, and all family and friends are welcome. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Dale Racker's Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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