Richard Erwin Dibble

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  • Name: Richard Erwin Dibble
  • Location of Birth: Deer River, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 26, 1946
  • Date of Death: April 2, 2006 (60 years old)
  • Parents: Ernest Dibble and Maybelle Dibble
  • High School and Class: 1964 - Deer River High School, Deer River, Minnesot
  • College: 1968 - University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota
  • Highest Rank: LT COL (Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Branch: Air Force
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    Richard was a member of the United States Air Force for twenty-three years, retiring in 1990 as a Lieutenant Colonel.

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    Richard worked in management for the Job Corps Center in Sacramento for two years. He was also the Director of the Sacramento office of the California Veterans Resource Center for six years.

    Richard was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Dibble of Ball Club, Minnesota in 1998; and his mother, Maybelle Dibble of Ball Club, Minnesota in 2005.

    He is survived by his wife, Betty (Smith), formerly of Deer River, Minnesota; children, Catherine Pittman, Thomas Dibble, Lisa Schultz, and Matthew Dibble and seven grandchildren.

    Richard died in Sacramento, California and internment was in Calvary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum at Sacramento, California. (Holy Rosary Niches, Tier B 1, Niche 22)

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