Thursday, January 10th, 2008
James A. Dingledine, 70, 6793 Anderson Road, Celina, died at 8 a.m. Jan. 8, 2008, at his residence.
He was born March 7, 1937, in St. Marys, to Charles and Marie Pohlabel Dingledine. On Aug. 5, 1961, he married LaVera Ann Dorsten, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, James A. Jr. (Elaine), Columbia, Md.; two daughters, Christine (John) Martin, Bloomsburg, Pa., and Denise, Westerville; two brothers, Raymond, Lincoln, Neb., and Thomas (Mary Lou), St. Marys; and a sister, Rosemary Rye, St. Marys.
Deceased are two brothers, Charles and Robert.
He worked for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for 32 years and worked for 10 years as manager of Grand Lake St. Marys State Park. He also was deputy chief of District III in northeastern Ohio, overseeing 16 parks in the area. He was a 1955 graduate of Memorial High School, St. Marys, and served six years in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home (West Chapel), St. Marys, the Rev. Anthony E. Cutcher officiating.
Calling is after 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Grand Lake Area Home and Hospice Program.
Condolences can be made at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.