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Dale Blue

November 28, 1937 — December 6, 2016

El Paso-Dale D. Blue, 79, of El Paso, IL passed away at 10:32 am on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Hospital in Normal, IL.

He was born on November 28, 1937 in Ottawa, IL a son of Donald and Mary Macella Irion Blue. He married Patricia Greene on May 7, 1998 in Tennessee. She survives in El Paso.

Also surviving are one son, Kevin (Jeannie) Blue of Broomfield, CO; one daughter, Kim (Kevin) Hall of Bloomington, IN; one step-son, Jason (Gina) Greene of Eureka, IL; one step-daughter, Jaime (Corey) Ruestman of Minonk, IL; one sister, Joyce Blue of Escondido, CA; his mother-in-law, Viola Hinthorne of Roanoke, IL; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Karen.

Dale was a veteran who served his country with the United States Marine Corps. He had worked for IBM for 20 years until his retirement. He was the owner/operator of the El Paso Antique Mall.

A Memorial Service with full military honors will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Private family inurnment will be in Hinthorn Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be given to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Memorial Visitation

DEC 9. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561

Memorial Service

DEC 9. 11:00 AM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561

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