Mr. Dailing was born Jan. 27, 1933, in Moline. He married Alice Moran on June 7, 1952, in Rock Island.
His children are Michael (Deb), Rock Island; Scott, Rock Island; Todd (Cindy), Fort Atkinson, Wis.; and Tim (Amy), St. Augustine, Fla. His grandchildren are Jenny Leihsing, Matt Dailing, Nathan Dailing, Nick Dailing, Alison Dailing and Aidan Dailing. His great-grandchildren are Sophia and Hannah Leihsing.
He is a member of First United Presbyterian Church, Moline.