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Dale Hooper Griffith

December 15, 1934 — June 15, 2024

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Dale Hooper Griffith, “Mr. Frosty”, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, died on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at the age of 89. Dale was born in Kalamazoo on December 15, 1934, to the late Frank and Pauline (Hooper) Griffith. In 1959, Dale married Darlene Saddler. The two shared 65 beautiful years of marriage together.

Dale was always a big part of his community, especially in the ice cream and classic car communities. He owned and ran Frosty Boy alongside his family for 16 years and always enjoyed travelling to car shows. He was also a devoted member of Westwood United Methodist Church.

Dale is survived by his beloved wife; his children, Denise (Dave) Garrison and Duane (Tammy) Griffith; granddaughter, Samantha (John) Bergeon; six great-grandchildren; and two step-grandsons.

Preceding Dale in death were his parents, Frank and Pauline, and daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Griffith.

Visitation and funeral services will be held at Westwood United Methodist Church, 538 Nichols Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49006. Dale’s family will be welcoming guests for visitation on Thursday, June 20, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and on Friday, June 21, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. A funeral service will begin at 11:00 am on Friday, June 21. Dale will be laid to rest during a private burial at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park - South.

Memorial donations in Dale’s honor may be made to Alzheimer’s Association and Westwood United Methodist Church. To leave an online condolence, visit https://www.langelands.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dale Hooper Griffith, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, June 20, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Westwood United Methodist Church

538 Nichols Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006

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Visitation

Friday, June 21, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Westwood United Methodist Church

538 Nichols Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 21, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Westwood United Methodist Church

538 Nichols Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006

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