Obituary | Dale David Lent
Dale David Lent, 75, passed away on Thursday Dec. 19, 2019 in Kingman, Arizona. Dale was born Aug. 15, 1944 in South Bend, Indiana to Dale H. and Edra Lent. After graduating high school in 1962, Dale served eight years in the United States Airforce. He graduated from Texas Lutheran University in 1972 with a Bachelor’s degree. Vowing not to marry until he graduated from college, the day after graduation, Dale married his wife of 47 years, Judith Willmann.
Dale began his career in law enforcement in 1973, serving 22 years with Mohave County Sheriff’s Office. He served another five years between Bullhead City police, the International Police Task Force in Bosnia and Kosovo, and Hualapai Tribe police.
Dale enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting at the range. He was a life member of the Mohave Sportsman Club and the NRA and a member of the American Legion. Dale volunteered his time as a Little League coach for 10 years and a 4-H Shooting Sports leader for five years.
Dale is survived by his wife; Judy, children; Doug (Tabatha), David (Leslie) and Rachael (Eric) Haines, grandchildren; Shawn, Anastasia, Aryana, Eleesia, Katrina, Alice, Emma, great-grandchild; Sophia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dale H, and Edra Lent, brother Thomas Lent and sister Lora Lent.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2101 Harrison St., Kingman, Arizona.