Kirven "Dale" Dippel, 59, of Corpus Christi died Tuesday, July 15, 2008. He was born Sept. 11, 1948 in Refugio to Kirven and LaVerne Dippel. Dale was a barber, a welder, loved ranching, hunting and fishing and his grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, John Robert; and his sister, Marion Edith.

He is survived by his wife, Margret Dippel; his daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Joey Johnson; his granddaughters, Caira and Lana Johnson; and his brother-in-law, Marshall Pyles, all of Corpus Christi.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 17, in the Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Bill Simmons officiating. Burial followed in Robstown Memorial Park.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home