Joseph Dale Jung, 78, of Fargo, ND passed away after a three-month battle of cancer on July 17, 2020. The fifth of six children, Dale was born on July 5, 1942 in MacIntosh County, ND to Joseph and Louisa (Pfeifer) Jung of Zeeland, ND.
After graduating from Zeeland Highschool, he worked for Larson & Teigen Construction then served in the U.S. Army from 1962-64 in Germany and France. Following his military service, he worked for Larson and Teigen Construction. He completed plumbing training through the ND State College of Science in Wahpeton and worked in the plumbing trades for over 36 years including Miller Sheet Metal & Plumbing in Moorhead, MN and Gibbs Plumbing of Fargo as well as plumbing contractors out of state. He was a member of Local 300 Plumbers and Steamfitters Union.
He married Elizabeth (Betty) Tomac in 1967. Two daughters were born of that union, Allison Jung and Leanne Jung. He is survived by his daughters and former spouse/friend, a brother, Oliver Jung of Jamestown, ND, two sisters, Alciena Rutschke of Zeeland, ND and Cynthia Lippert of Bismarck, ND, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Grace Klein and Eileen Maier.
A memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Thursday July 23, 2020 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.
Inurnment with full military honors will be at the Fargo National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Foundation.