Linda Lou (Runion) Dale

May 28, 1947-Nov. 17, 2022


Linda Lou (Runion) Dale, 75, of Darlington passed away Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, at home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born May 28, 1947, at Crawfordsville, to the late Raymond Newton and Edna L. (Stout) Runion.

Linda attended Crawfordsville High School and worked at Hi-Tech (Acuity) for approximately 35 years. On Oct. 21, 1989, she married David Lee Dale, who preceded her in death July 3, 2020.

She was a loving mother and grandmother, was involved in everything and loved painting, watching butterflies and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her six children, Tracy (Tom) Crane of Crawfordsville, Ricky (Karen) Dale of Crawfordsville, Kandace (Harold) Domineck of Georgia, Danny Douglass of Thorntown, Steven (Michelle) Covault of Crawfordsville and Richard (Cherish) Covault of New Ross; three brothers, David Runion of Florida and Larry Runion and Paul Runion, both of Crawfordsville; two sisters, Carolyn Sue Cronk of Waynetown and Bonnie (Joe) Clemens of Crawfordsville; brother-in-law Don (Glenda) Dale of Darlington; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Ronnie Runion; great-granddaughter Marley Simms; and niece Kim Starnes.

Cremation was chosen with a gathering of family and friends at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington St., Crawfordsville, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. A graveside service will take place at Greenlawn Cemetery, Darlington, at a later date.

Share memories and condolences online at