Dale L. Collett
1950 - 2019
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Dale L. Collett was born on July 6, 1950 in Brush, Colorado and entered heaven on December 28, 2019. He married Marilyn Theis in 1970 in Pueblo, Colorado and they have one daughter, Kendra, of Durango. They would have celebrated their 50th Anniversary in February 2020. Dale graduated from Englewood High School in 1968 and attended Southern Colorado State College in Pueblo on a baseball scholarship.

He was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Madeline Collett and younger brother, Scott.

Survivors include his wife Marilyn, daughter Kendra and son-in-law Rich Holmes, grandson Max of Durango; brother-in-law Ken Theis of Logan, Utah; sisters-in-law Joyce Thompson, Pueblo West, Harriett Gant, Pueblo, Jeannine Berg, Phoenix, Arizona, and many close friends and relatives. He was an athlete and an active outdoorsman who loved fly fishing and hunting.

He owned Synthetic Turf Consulting for the past 25 years. His expertise was installing athletic fields all over the United States.

His memorial service was held Friday, January 3rd at First Baptist Church of Durango. Per his request, his remains will be along the banks of his favorite river near South Fork, Colorado, in July 2020, and Greenmount Cemetery in Durango.

Those who wish, may make donations to First Baptist Church missions, Gideons International, or Five Rivers Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Dale L. Collett

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Published in The Durango Herald on Dec. 31, 2019.
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January 29, 2020
Love. Love for Dale, Marilyn and Kendra. Never has there been a kinder man. A gem and honest soul. I will hold his smile and friendship forever in my heart.

Julie Angle
January 19, 2020
I worked with Dale when he owned Pro Turf Solutions. I always, always enjoyed being around Dale and talking to him. My sincere condolences.
Eric Rafdal
Friend
January 11, 2020
Marilyn and Kendra, Kathy and I were just made aware of Dales passing. So very sad. We've lots of happy memories of softball, parties and dinners at The South. Dale was such a kind hearted person and we are better for having known him. All our love,

Bill & Kathy Sauer
January 10, 2020
Love you Marilyn! So very very sorry!
Stacey Mock
January 6, 2020
My heartfelt sympathies to Marilyn and Kendra and the entire Collett family.
Patricia Haupt
January 3, 2020
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January 2, 2020
Dale was a good friend in high school sorry to hear of his passing . My prayers are with his family .
Steve Proctor
January 2, 2020
All my love to you and your Mom Kendra at this very difficult time. Ill be in touch after the services.
Deirdre Neiberger
Friend
December 31, 2019
Dale always welcomed you with open arms and that smile of his. He was one of the good guys with a heart of gold.
Im a better person having known you.
I will miss you, my friend.

Marilyn Tennant Sinclair
Marilyn Sinclair
Friend
December 31, 2019
Dale --

This world will miss you as one of those we all have known and will not be the same without you.
RIP my friend

Bruce Sinclair
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