YOST, Dale

Obit YOST Dale

Dale left to be with his Saviour on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, with the glow of the sunset and gospel music playing in the background. Dale was 69 years old, surrounded by his children and wrapped in their arms at the time of passing. Dale was cultured, wise, well-traveled, kind, responsible, accepting, humorous, hard-working, caffeinated, and frugal. Dale was born to Margaret and Allan Yost in Trochu, Alberta on January 17, 1955. The oldest of four. Dale attended Red Deer College and the University of Calgary. He graduated with his Bachelor of Education, with a major in music and a minor in math. He taught for the Red Deer school division for two years, moving on to teach in High Level, while also working at M.R.S Aviation for 3 years. He spent his next 25 years teaching at Bentley School, as well as buying the Lucky Dollar grocery store in 1984. He then built the AG Foods in 1991 and sold it 11 years later in 2002. After that Dale decided he wanted to travel the world while continuing to teach. In 2009 he took a job at Canadian International School Abu Dhabi, spending the next 12 years teaching overseas. Throughout all these years he continued to teach piano. He would go on to visit dozens of countries, seeing over half the world. He retired in 2021 and moved back to Canada to be with his family Dale was the most incredible father to three children, Branton (Isabel), Kristin (Jay), and Kalin (Clint). He was the most loving, educating, and encouraging Papa to Jayda, Tyson, Kenzie, Kaydance, Khloe, Myla, Havyk, Nova, Halo and Mrazyk. Dale’s world revolved around his family and he was the center of theirs. He is predeceased by his parents, Margaret and Allan Yost, and brothers-in-law, Tom Steeves and Cyril Reid. He is lovingly remembered by his siblings, Cheryl, Glen and Dianne; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was loved by many friends from all over the world and we will always be grateful for the impact he had on so many lives. A funeral service for Dale will be held at Sylvan Lake Alliance Church on Tuesday, May 7th at 1:00 PM. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at www.prairierosefunerals.ca

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