GRIFFIN (Rockford, Michigan) Mr. Dale A. Griffin, age 79, went to be with his Lord on December 10, 2012 after a struggle with Lewy Body/Dementia. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, JoAnn; and three daughters, Pamela (Scott) Dixon, Julie (Tony) Riordan and Lynn Todd; four grandchildren, Griffin Dixon, Brittany Dixon, Jackson Todd and Jenna Riordan; also surviving are two brothers, Rudy (Edna) Griffin, and Merle Griffin, also several nieces and nephews. He was born in Watertown, South Dakota on February 1, 1933 to Jack and Ruth Griffin and served his country in the U.S. Army and spent his working years in the insurance industry. He was loved by his family and many friends and was an avid golfer with 4 Holes-In-One. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Rockford, UCC with Rev. Laurel TenHave-Chapman officiating. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Hospice of Michigan, 989 Spaulding SE, Ada, Michigan 49301 or the
, 2944 Fuller Ave. N.E., Suite 101, Grand Rapids, MI 49505.
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