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Submitted: 1/5/20 • Approved: 1/5/20 • Last Updated: 1/8/20 • R270637-G270637-S3
Flandreau, South Dakota
Wallace Fredrick (Wally) Dibben, son of Clement Dibben and Anna Clark Dibben, was born on July 12, 1902 at Britton, S. Dak. As a small child, he came with his parents to Flandreau where he received his education. He was graduated from Flandreau High School with the Class of 1921.
He worked for his father on a truck farm until the spring of 1929 when he entered the dairy business. On August 1, 1929, he was united in marriage to Esther Carman at Madison. He continued in the dairy business until 1940 when he started working for the Moody County Highway Department. In June 1949, he began working as custodian at the Spafford grade school in Flandreau and continued in this occupation until his death.
He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Rosemary, Mrs. Emmett Aus, South St. Paul and Adele at home; one son, Darrell, Emmetsburg, Iowa; six grandchildren; one brother, Warren of Sacramento, Calif.; and one sister, Mrs. James Day, Warsaw, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Contributed on 1/5/20
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