Dale Joslin

Dale Joslin

Dale Joslin of Otsego, passed away Friday, July 8, 2011 in Wayland. Dale was born August 13, 1975 in Martin, Michigan to Dale and Charlotte (Frank) Joslin.

Surviving are his mother, Charlotte Joslin of Otsego; a daughter Destiny Newhouse, of Lander, Wyoming; 3 brothers, Mike Durfee of Merson Corners, Dan Durfee of Otsego and Zane Joslin of Allegan.

 He was preceded in death by his father, his brother Chuck Joslin and a nephew, Zachary ‘Mo’ Joslin. Cremation has taken place.

A Memorial Service will be held at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego on Friday at 11:00 AM., Elder John Lanphear officiating. Burial of ashes will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Contributions in memory of Dale may be made to the family for funeral expenses.
Messages of condolence may be left at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. William Hale says:

    My heart goes out to Dale’s mother, Charlotte Joslin. We have you in our prayers. Dale was a good man with a big heart and he will be missed greatly. I’m deeply sorry Charlotte, that you continue to lose your loved ones to these tragic and horrific moments in your life. God has a plan for us all and I am a true believer that every thing happens for a reason. Sometimes you can’t explain or find all the right reasons. Only God has all the answers to all of our questions. Just keep your faith and he will guide you through the plan he has for you.
    R.I.P Dale Joslin

  2. Scott Allan Leslie says:

    Well what can I say ?? , except here we go again , will it honestly truly ever end ?? I wonder you know what were you thinking ? Was there anything anybody could have done to stop your stupid thinking ?? Dale, growing up in Otsego you were one of my only true friends we had alot of good times and of course alot of bad times remembering now all the situations we got ourselves into do you remember our road trip to Homestead , and Key West?? You , Ricky and I ?? Yeah some of the stupidest decisions we could have ever made, But those were some of the best times in my life , and I am so glad that you were there to share those moments with. I will always know you as my true best friend, and will miss you in my heart and soul. Thank you Dale for being one of the best chapters of my life. I know that you will be loved and missed by all , So here’s to celebrating your life and I am very sad it was cut so short. Love Ya Bro and R.I.P. — Scott A.K.A. Scooter

  3. Jody Smith says:

    Dale “Buford”..I love you man. You were more than just a friend, you were part of my family. We had some of the best times at the Trussel fishing, hanging out, getting our 1st tattoos (me, you & Tonya) “the cross”…I just cannot believe you are gone. It hurts me pretty deep. It was a tragic accident, that is all I can say. Till we meet again..my prayers go out to Destiny, Dales Mom and brothers. You will be missed. I love you~

  4. Tonya Hatten Retherford says:

    Dale (Buford), my childhood friend, my dear brother…You were always such a kind, loving, tender hearted spirit. You made people laugh and smile just by simply being yourself. Although we had not spent much time together in our adult years, we always picked up where ever we had left off when we met back-up. You were more than just a friend to me, you were like my brother Dale, and I will never forget you or the great memories we shared. You will be sorely missed my dear friend, my brother. My thoughts and prayers go out to all your loved ones.

    Love always,
    Tonya

  5. Jamie Howe says:

    Dale Joslin…

    I wont sit here and wonder why, all I will do is remember all the times we had,You were my bro for a long time I will never forget ya,may God watch over you’re daughter, r.i.p bro…

  6. Bobbie Jo Carver-Proctor says:

    I pray for you and your family i am so sorry for your lose… Dale has always been a good friend and will always be remembered as a good man.. i will keep ya’ll in my prayers and i pray that the good lord will help you all heal from your lose… God bless ya’ll ….

  7. adam and kristy sampson says:

    Dale (Buford) you will be greatly missed

  8. Mike Hogue says:

    I’m so sorry to hear that your gone……me, you,and Lenny, had a lot of great times together. I was glad when I got to see you again last summer, never thought it would be the last time….

  9. Amber Campbell says:

    Dale I am so sorry your gone. I also have many memories of hanging out with you , what a good time and you were a great person. I am so sorry for your families loss. I will pray for all of you and for your daughter. RIP

  10. blazer says:

    I offer my deepest sympathy to Charlotte, Mike, Danny and Destiny. I don’t even know what to say any more. Its been a rough several years for a lot of us but we all must keep on going that’s what it’s all about making friends cherishing them while they’re here and then remembering them fondly when they are gone. I’m glad I could play a part in your life. I’ll all-ways remember you and Destiny staying at our house when she would come to town. The trips to the parks with the kids and going to the movies with them. The last time you and your mom saw “MO” before he left us was at our store. I was so glad to be part of your life. The kids and I will miss you greatly. All my love to everyone.

  11. Jessica Miller says:

    My prayers go out to your family. RIP Dale.

  12. Destiny Newhouse says:

    Daddy i miss you so much i love you!!!:(

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