ChassellDale M. Niemi, 63, a resident of Chassell, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021, at his home following a lengthy illness.Dale was born on March 9, 1957, in Hancock, the son of the late Walfred and Ruth (Karjala) Niemi. He was raised in Chassell and graduated from Chassell Schools with the class of 1975. On April 10, 1976, Dale married the former Judy Puuri. Dale worked for Quality Drywall for 10 years before he began his career with Semco Energy retiring in 2018 after over 30 years of proud service. Through the years, Dale and Judy enjoyed moving place to place in the Copper Country building and remodeling houses. Dale also enjoyed motorcycle rides with his wife, camping, bowling, golfing and fishing with his children and grandchildren. He especially loved helping people with construction projects. Dale was active coaching Little League Baseball and Junior Hockey. He also began volunteering at the Omega House in Houghton. Dale was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hancock.Besides his parents, Dale is preceded in death by his brothers-in-law Mike and Dennis Puuri.He is survived by his wife Judy.His children: Seth (Sally Moilanen) and son BrodieTravis (Nicole) and sons Chase and TreyJustin (Tracy)His siblings: Diane (Ken) RudyDebbi (Tim) BattersbyHis stepfather: Earl LampinenHis mother-in-law Marie (Dallas) BlakemanBrothers and sisters-in-law: Jeanne (Bryan) RiuttaJerry (Kathy) PuuriTim (Shelly) PuuriKris WalesSam (Ami) PuuriDale is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and Brodies mother, Bethany Aho.Funeral Services for Dale will be held 11am Monday, February 8, 2021 at Zion Lutheran Church in Hancock with Reverend Jesse Aho officiating. Friends may call on Sunday, February 7, 2021 from 2pm until 6pm at Zion Lutheran Church in Hancock and again on Monday, February 8, 2021 from 10am until the time of services at the church. The family would like to thank the Oncology Department at Portage Health, Dr. Blankenship at Beaumont Hospital, the staff at Fresnios Dialysis, and special thanks to Bob Wuthrich, Bill Gauthier, Joe Katalin, Jim Melchiori and Bryan Riutta for many years of friendship, and Pastor Jesse Aho for his friendship, visits and kind words.To view Dales obituary or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.memorialchapel.netThe Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Home of Hancock is assisting the family with the arrangements.