Bukkila, Dale Allan

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Dale Allan Bukkila, age 79, of Riner, VA died November 19, 2014. He was born June 5, 1935 in Brandon, MN to Emil Bernhard and Hilma Lydia Mattila Bukkila who preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Iva Hylton Bukkila; his son; Eric A. Bukkila, brothers and their wives; Donald and Barbara Bukkila, Roger and Diane Bukkila, brothers-in-law and their wives, Donald and Brenda Hylton, Olen and Lavene Hylton, Wayne and Darlene Hylton, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Thanks to those who cared for him during his illness: Drs. Reed Lambert, Bruce Farris, and Belinda Zhang; caretaker; Loretta Callahan, special helpers; Joseph Rasschart and Ernie Stout and E.J. who provided joy.

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Monday November 24, 2014 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with visitation one hour prior to the service with Rev. Clyde Hylton and Rev. Gerry Hylton officiating. The interment will follow at the Laurel Branch Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to The Riner Rescue Squad, 1610 Auburn School Drive, Riner VA 24149 or Laurel Branch Cemetery Fund, C/O Robert Weeks, 3948 Floyd Highway South, Floyd, VA 24091 or a charity of your choice.