Dale Francis Groth of Mesa, AZ passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in Mesa. He was 87. Dale was born Sept. 27, 1928 in Pipestone, MN to Francis John & Edith Laura (Marquardt) Groth. He is survived by his loving wife Donna Jean (Allsup), daughters Diana (John) Rutkowski & Debra (Ken) Kreuter, sons Doug, Dan (Gwen), Daryl (Julie), 13 grandchildren & 15 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents & his sister Lila Hubner. A funeral service will be held Tuesday July 26, 2016 at 3:30 PM with a visitation starting at 2:30 PM at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel 7900 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85207 (480) 832-2850.