Dale Allen Brunner, 81, of Rhinelander, died peacefully July 24, 2013, at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander. Dale was born March 10, 1932 in Shawano, with his twin sister Donna Mae,to Michael and Queenie Belle (Proper) Brunner. Dale graduated from the Tigerton High School in 1952. It was in 1954 that Dale moved to Rhinelander where he has lived since. Dale enjoyed gardening, both flowers and vegetables. He shared the fruits of his labors with many of his neighbors who admired his garden each year. Dale lived the past 20 years with his loving brother Robert Brunner who survives him. Dale is also survived by his nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his twin sister Donna Mae Brunner. Family services for Dale have been held. He was entombed with his sister in the Northland Garden Mausoleum. You may leave your private condolences for Dale’s family at www.carlsonfh.com. The Carlson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for the Brunner family.