Obit: Vine, Dale Irving (1945 - 2014)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Vine, Hillert, Tompkins, Thompson, Roehl, Lensmire, Boettcher, Bieneck, Wheeler, Opelt, Winkler, Gore, Berg, Rowe, Schmidt

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 6/11/2014

Vine, Dale Irving (1 June 1945 - 5 June 2014)

Dale I. Vine, 69, of Granton died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Memorial Medical Center in Neillsville.

Dale Irving Vine was born in Neillsville June 1, 1945, the son of Irving and Frieda (Hillert) Vine. Dale lived his entire life in Granton. He was known as a hard worker and spent many years hauling milk and then farming until he retired in 1994. Dale then spent his time driving truck for Smith Feed and Trieweiler for many years. He was united in marriage to Donna Tompkins Feb. 2, 1977, in Neillsville. Dale was well known in the community and loved to be out in the woods, either making wood for burning or making maple syrup.

He is survived by his wife, Donna; seven children, Teresa Thompson of Wauwatosa, Craig (Brenda) Roehl of Oswego, IL, Jolene (Joe) Lensmire of Green Bay, Sherry (Mark) Boettcher of Augusta, Mike (Amber) Vine of Neillsville, Jerilyn “Jay” Vine of Menasha and Denise Vine of Cashton; nine granddaughters, Nicole Lensmire, Brittney Roehl, Jasmin Boettcher, Hallie Bieneck, Brianna Bieneck, Elizabeth Thompson, Kylie Roehl, Bella Bieneck and Abby Wheeler. He is also survived by nine grandsons, who will served as his casketbearers: Ronnie Vine, Brett Opelt, Jeff Vine, Cody Winkler, Dallas Opelt, Nicholas Gore, Nathan Berg, Austin Boettcher and Garrett Roehl; and siblings: Fern (Donald) Rowe of Granton, Robert (Diane) Vine of Marshfield, Harold (Kathy) Vine, Kenny (Bev) Vine and Ronnie (Diane) Vine, all of Granton; and extended family member Damon Vine.

Preceding him in death were his parents and two sons, Dale Vine Jr. and Gary Roehl.

A funeral service for Dale was held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Intern Pastor Ken Schmidt officiated. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2014 and one hour prior to the service Monday at the Gesche Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at  The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Dale’s family with funeral arrangements.



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