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Obituary: Hegel, Dale A. Sr.

Age 55

Dale A. Sr.
(Age 55)

Was born on December 4, 1956 and passed away on March 25, 2012. He is survived by his parents, Donald Sr. and Karna Hegel; his four children and their spouses, Dale Jr. and Kristina, Donald and Vicki, Dawn and Adil, Amberose and Sixto; three brothers, Donald Jr. (Butch) and Debra, Darrell and Dean; uncles, Lee, Fred and Bill; 14 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; great-nephews and great-niece; great-great-nephew and great-great-nieces; and numerous other family and friends. Dale Sr. was a race car driver from 1979 - 1992. He raced at the Fairgrounds, Stateline, and at Raceway Park. Dale raced almost all classes when it came to racing. He raced #99 on circle, figure-eight, and drag tracks. Dale also enjoyed drinking Coca Cola, watching wrestling, playing cards, and let’s not forget his Sunday chicken. He was a strong hearted man, who fought a 20 year battle. Dale will always hold a special place in all of our hearts and his memory will never be forgotten. A memorial service and potluck will be held at the Ford Senior Center in Ford, WA beginning at 1:00PM on April 7, 2012. RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY 4305 N. Division Spokane, WA assisting the family. Online guestbook at


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