Milo Duane Dralle, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at his home, after making his final round checking on his cattle.
Milo, age 82 was born in Gayville, South Dakota, the 13th of 14 children, born to Clarence and Hulda Dralle. In 1947 the family moved to Bellingham, Washington.
In 1955 he met Patricia Grimbly and they eloped to Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, and were married on August 10, 1956. As a young man Milo was a log truck owner and operator. He then went on to become a drywall contractor for many years. After retirement he enjoyed spending time on the farm raising beef cattle. He and Pat also enjoyed traveling. His favorite destination was Maui.
Milo is survived by his wife, Pat of almost 65 years; sons, Steve Dralle, Joe (Christy) Dralle, Chuck Dralle; daughter, Lori (Rod) Ledbetter; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Amy; brother, Alan (Carol); and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; six sisters; five brothers; granddaughter, Darci; daughter-in-law, Sharry.
A casual Celebration of Milo’s life will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 1:00 – 4:00PM at the Christ the King Church, 1000 Fountain St., Burlington, WA 98233, south entrance. Cremation arrangements are under the care of Lemley Chapel. Share your memories of Milo and sign the online guest register.