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“My name is Ronny jones and I work for him 20years until he retired. We shared some great times, thing we accomplished together was awesome.I will...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Ronny Jones - Newark, DE

“As a coworker with Dale for DuPont, I knew him as a fine gentleman and superb scientist. His keen insight was sought after by many of us when...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Mike Barker - Wilmington, DE

“Carol, Laurie and sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. Though I knew him only a short time I can truly say he had a great dry...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Alicia Vogleson - Bear, DE

“So very sorry to read of Dale's death. He was a good neighbor for many years.Condolences to the family. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Larry Shaffer - Wilmington, DE

Dale C. Blomstrom, age 89, of Talleyville (Wilmington), DE, died on August 3, 2017, at home.

Dale was born in Lincoln, NE, son of the late Andrew and Jeanne Cutts Blomstrom. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with a BS in chemical engineering and from the University of Illinois with a PhD in chemistry.

After service in the US Army Chemical Corps, his career was in the Central Research & Development Department of the DuPont Company, working in the fields of organic synthesis, plant biochemistry and molecular biology. He was the author of numerous scientific publications and holder of several patents. He retired in 1989 after a career of 37 years.

Dale was predeceased by his wife, Ann. He is survived by two daughters, Carol, of Centerville, MA, and Laurie, of Charlottesville, VA; a son, Eric, of Glen Rock, NJ; and two grandchildren.

Services will be private.

Memorial contributions in Dale's memory may be made to VFW Donations, 406 W.34th St., Kansas City, MO 64111 or Nature Conservancy, 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203.