James H. Dingle

September 9, 1922 ~ February 6, 2020 (age 97)


Dingle, James Hunter  was born on September 9, 1922 in Meadville. PA.  He graduated High School from Guys Mills, PA and went on to serve in the 11th Armored Division during World War 2.  After the war, he attended Grove City College and earned a BA and an MBA from Indiana University.  He taught high school math for four years in Waveland, IN and for 29 years in Elk River, MN.  He was also a caretaker for the Oliver Kelley farm in Elk River, MN, for 24 years.

He is survived by his significate other, Arlene Wilson, daughters Carol (Robert) Rushford, and Marcia Hughes, three grandchildren David (Nicole) Goodin, Ross (Kristie) LeVasseur, and Julie (Michael) Gallagher.  He is also survived by 9 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mabel Dingle and his wife of 59 years, Grace Dingle. Visitation Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 from 4pm to 7pm at Dares Funeral Home 805 Main St. NW Elk River, MN.  The funeral service with be held on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 at Coon Rapids United Methodist Church, 10506 Hanson Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN at 11am with visitation held one hour before the service. Private interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Disabled Veterans of America. Arr. Dares Funeral Home 763-441-1212


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February 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dare's Funeral & Cremation Services
805 Main Street NW
Elk River, Minnesota 55330

Funeral Service
February 12, 2020

11:00 AM
Coon Rapids United Methodist Church
10506 Hanson Blvd.
Coon Rapids, MN 55443

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