Lois Myra Dibble, 102

Published 7:01 am Sunday, January 3, 2016



Lois Myra Dibble, 102, of Austin, Minnesota, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 at her home.

Lois M. Dibble was born Nov. 9, 1913, in Austin, the daughter of David and Margaret (Scholl) Rinner. At the age of two years, she moved with her parents to an acreage two miles west of Austin. She attended Woodland Rural School through eighth-grade and graduated from Austin High School in 1931.

Lois was a receptionist in the office of Drs. Doyle and Lois Richardson for a number of years, and also worked in the Austin office supply store before her marriage to Robert Dibble on July 5, 1944. She was a member of the Lansing Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women’s Society and was a member of the Lansing extension group. Lois was a homemaker and enjoyed her family, her vegetable and flower garden and preserving fruits and vegetables.

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She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; and one sister, Helen Garbisch.

Lois is survived by her son, Leon (Elaine) Dibble, Owatonna, Minnesota; two grandsons: Keith Leon Dibble and his wife, Raquel Dugan Dibble, Towner, North Dakota, and Timothy James Dibble, Chicago, Illinois; two great grandsons: Robert James Dibble and Austin Lane Dibble and great-granddaughter: Ashlyn Rane Dibble, all of Towner, North Dakota; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Tamke officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be for one hour before the service.

Casket bearers will be Keith Dibble, Raquel Dibble, Robert Dibble, Austin Dibble, Ashlyn Dibble and Timothy Dibble.