Herman R. “Dick” Dinkle

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A viewing for Herman R. “Dick” Dinkle, 78, Corn Heritage Village resident, was held from 8:00 a.m., until 12:00 Noon, Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. Herman Richard “Dick” Dinkle was born April 20, 1956, to Herman F. and Etoyle (Jacobs) Dinkle in Thomas, New Mexico, and passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in the Corn Heritage Village in Corn, Oklahoma. “Dick” was raised in Edgewood, New Mexico, where he graduated from high school in about 1955. He was soon drafted in the U.S. Air Force and served two years. He received his honorable discharge and began a career with Furr’s Food Chain, doing maintenance and refrigeration work. He also owned and operated the Edgewood Grocery Store for several years. He has been in Corn, Oklahoma, for the past eight years. He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Fred Dinkle and a sister Juanita Sandy. He is a member of the First Baptist Church in Edgewood, New Mexico. He enjoyed painting, fishing, horses and hunting. He is survived by three daughters, Tambra Tice, of Colorado, Sandra Gillman, of California, and Kelli Dinkle, of New Mexico, two step sons, Bruce Dinkel, of New Mexico, and David Hill, of New Mexico, brother, George Dinkle, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and sister, Wynnora Childers and husband, Keith, of Las Vegas, New Mexico, and a brother in law, Clifford Sandy, Corn, Oklahoma. He is also survived by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.