Dale Riebesehl


Dale M. Riebesehl, 76, of Defiance, passed away Monday morning, April 22, 2013, at his home.

He was born in Holgate, Ohio, on May 31, 1936, the son of the late Edward and Pearl Alice (Spurgeon) Riebesehl. Dale married Norma (Granger) Riebesehl on July 28, 1995, and she survives. He worked in the paint department at General Motors for 34 years and retired in 1995.

Besides his wife, Norma, surviving are a son, Dale Riebesehl Jr. of Milwaukee, Wis.; sister, Lavona Coressel of Defiance; brothers, Paul Riebesehl of Napoleon, Ohio, and Melvin Riebesehl of Defiance.

He was preceded in death by a stepson, Randy Nelson; four sisters; seven brothers; and his first wife, Shirley Nelson Riebesehl.

Services are at Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home, Defiance, at 7 p.m. today, April 23. Friends are invited to call today from 2-7 p.m. at Lawson-Roessner.

Condolences to the family may be shared at www.defiancefuneralhome.com.

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