Dale Truman Sechler, Nov. 30, 1926-Oct. 4, 2012, of Columbia

Saturday, October 6, 2012 | 4:33 p.m. CDT; updated 4:41 p.m. CDT, Saturday, October 6, 2012

Dale Truman Sechler died on Thursday, October 4, 2012, at his home in Columbia. He was born on November 30, 1926, in Pleasant Hope, Missouri to Sarah Edith Apperson and Alvin Truth Sechler. From 1945 to 1947 he served in the United States Army in the Philippines and graduated from the University of Missouri, earning a doctorate in Agronomy Crop Sciences in 1960.