Dwight Dale Kimzey


Dwight “Dale” Kimzey

Dwight “Dale” Kimzey, 85, formerly of Sioux Falls died peacefully Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at Evergreen Hospice with his family by his side. He was born in Brunswick,  MO on Oct. 18, 1924  and shortly thereafter the family returned to Sioux Falls.  His parents were Ollie Lee Kimzey and Eva Marie Clark. He had one brother, Donald “Skip” Kimzey (1929- 1985).  Kimzey2

A memorial service will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA.

Dwight “Dale” Kimzey attended Washington High School & joined the Navy as a signalman. He was married to Ione “Sis” Devick
Oct. 27, 1950, and worked for Brown & Saenger as a pressman for 32 years. He was an avid bowler & wrote a bowling column
for the Argus Leader during the 1960’s and also was secretary of the Sioux Falls Bowling Association for many years.

In 1974 they moved to Huron and he worked in advertising sales for Monarch Sales Co. Retirement came in 1991 when he and Ione moved to Soquel, CA where they enjoyed living near their grandchildren, spending time at the beach, gardening & playing tennis.

Kimzey3In 2000 they moved to Redmond, WA. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ione; two sons, Douglas (Katie) Kimzey,  Bellevue, WA, Craig Kimzey, Bellevue, WA; one daughter, Tana (Kimzey) May; two grandchildren, Bryan May and Michelle May, Kirkland, WA.scan0016

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