PASADENA, Calif. -- Dale Norman Wurm, 72, died Thursday (Aug. 27, 2009), at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, Calif., after a short battle with cancer.
He was born Aug. 20, 1937, on the family farm in Decatur County, to George L. and Martha E. (Schrammel) Wurm.
They lived in Kansas for a few years where he farmed. They moved to California where he worked for Southwestern Mutual Insurance, first as a salesman and then in management.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Lawrence; and a sister, Wynemah.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian; two daughters, Lynn Goodhue and husband Gary, Christina Olson; a son, Dale and wife, Jeanne Wurm, all of California; a brother, George Wurm and wife, Ronda; two sisters, Rosa Boehm and husband, Scott of McCook and Susan McKain and husband Luke of McDonald, Kan.; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel in Covina, Calif.
Condolences may be sent to Lillian Wurm, 1111 E. Idahome, West Covina, CA 91790.