Dale (Orville) Entwisle

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Dale (Orville) Entwisle of Robins, IA passed away on February 15, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center surrounded by his family at the age of 82.


Dale was born to Gretchen and Orville Entwisle on May 8, 1934.  He grew up in Elkader, Iowa where he met Janice Kraus, and the two were married there at St. Joseph’s church on June 26, 1957.


Dale is survived by his five children; Cindy Entwisle, Cathy Entwisle, Cheryl Eggers, Christy Entwisle (Kevin), and Danny Entwisle (Angie); seven grandchildren; Mitchell, Samantha, Curtis, Kelsey, KayLee, Katie, and Cody; four great grandchildren; Colten, Clayten, Cyrus, and Kaylynn; and siblings; Hazel Koehn, Darlene Tieden, Rita Carrier, Judy Robbins, Larry Entwisle and many nieces and nephews.  Dale is preceded in death by his wife Janice, his parents Gretchen and Orville, his brother Dareld, his sister Bonnie and his grandson Kelvin.  


Dad was very proud of the time he served in the army, including his time in Korea.  He enjoyed woodworking, being outdoors, planting flowers, and taking care of his horses.  He also enjoyed spending time with his several grandchildren and great grandchildren.  


A celebration of life will be held April 1, 2017 from 1-5 p.m. at 75 West Main St. in Robins, Iowa.  Please join his family in celebrating Dale’s amazing life.

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