Dale Coonda, 68, a longtime Riverside resident, died on Feb. 20, 2017 at his home. 

Born on Dec. 18, 1948 in Chicago, he was a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan and worked for the Social Security Administration for 30 years, retiring as district manager of the North Riverside office. 

During his career, he was highly respected for his innovative approach to management of the district and teleservice offices in the Chicago region. Mr. Coonda had an unparalleled wit that entertained employees and friends alike. He will be greatly missed. 

Mr. Coonda was the husband of Mary Coonda; the cousin of Jim Jouron; the godfather of Jeffrey Jouron; and the uncle of three generations of nieces and nephews. 

A memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 4 at 10:30 a.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 400 Nuttall Road in Riverside. 

Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, Riverside, handled arrangements.