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David S. Dinkel

David S. Dinkel, 89, of Crystal, ND passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Wedgewood Manor, Cavalier, ND. Memorial service will be held Friday, May 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Friday at the funeral home for one hour before the time of services.

David Stanford Dinkel was born November 3, 1929 at Hoople, ND to Frank L. and Helga (Sveen) Dinkel. He moved to the Crystal area with his family where he attended school.

On December 6, 1968, David married Carol Ganyo at Grafton, ND. He farmed in the Crystal area until his retirement. David then went to work at Friendship in Grafton, where he worked for several years. Things he enjoyed were reading, gardening, and visiting with friends. He was active in the St. John Lutheran Church at Crystal.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; son, Nathan Dinkel, Crystal, ND; brother, Donald (Mary) Dinkel, Grand Forks, ND; special family friend, Steven Turner; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers: Gordon, Ralph, Stanley, and Frank; sisters: Dolly Hunter and Joy Hartje; and two siblings in infancy.

Visitation at the funeral home for one hour before the time of services.

Memorial Service

Friday, May 17, 2019
7:00 PM

Askew Funeral Home
209 Elizabeth Street
Cavalier, North Dakota 58220

Visitation at the funeral home for one hour before the time of services.

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We are so sorry for your loss. David was so outgoing and loved to talk. We looked forward to seeing him and hearing him laugh. He's in a much better place making others laugh. David is no longer in pain. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Bruce and Vicki Lenz May 17 2019 12:00 AM

Our condolences to the family. David was a great uncle to us and a good son to his mother.

Dave and Linda hunter May 15 2019 12:00 AM