Dale M. Kuebler, v.p. of Elmer Candy Corp., died May 23, 2009 at the age of 61. For the past 26 years, Kuebler was responsible for manufacturing at the family-owned confectionery company. Kuebler joined the company in 1979 as purchasing manager. Previously, he worked at Kerry Ingredients as quality assurance manager.

Born on March 27, 1948, Kuebler was a member of AACT and PMCA. With his wife, Sheila Tarver Kuebler, he had three children – Dale Brian, Regina Michelle and Kallie Crystal – two sisters – Dot and Deannie – six grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.