Dale Himmelreich

  • Born: June 17, 1929
  • Died: October 7, 2021
  • Location: Sherman, Texas

Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

2343 Lake Rd.
Lavon, TX 75166

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dale Himmelreich was born to Lulu Bradley and Frank W. Himmelreich in Lewis, PA on June 17, 1929.

Following Dale's graduation from the Technical High School in Miffenburg, PA, he joined the army and trained overseas. He studied locally and then enlisted in the Air Force where he served as an Instructor Pilot on various bases including Perrin Air Force Base.

He received a Chemistry degree from Baylor University and an Engineering Degree from Texas A&M University (Whoop). He met and married Ina Lee Hubbard in May 1955. Following his employment at Collins Radio, Dale began launching a series of business ventures including Delta H, Second Motors, S & D Properties, Inc, Texoma Auto Sales and AutoMax.

He loved the outdoor life in Oklahoma, running, working and playing bridge. His greatest love was for his family who included his four children as follows : Steve (and Nancy) Himmelreich, Denise (and Jim) Campbell, Sandra (and Rebel) Blackwell and Kurt (and Robin) Himmelerich. His greatly loved grand children are as follows: Stefanie Roberts, Jessica McDonald, Micah Casad, Sondra Heffernan, Rebel Blackwell, Tamara McLaughlin, Jas Campbell, Justin Himmelreich, Marcus Blackwell, Lauren Hinson, Masen Himmelreich and Bryce Himmelreich. Dale is also survived by 22 great grand children.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Although we can not be with you all at this time, please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.. Uncle Dale will be missed by all who knew and loved him, him.

Posted by Dale Mc/Kenney - Sunbury, PA - Family   October 15, 2021

We just wanted to let you know that I'm thinking of you as you mourn the loss of your father. In this difficult time, please remember that you are supported and lifted in prayer by love of your many family and friends. We will keep you and your family in our thought and prayers, Our deepest Heart felt Condolences to you entire family.

May the knowledge that others share your grief be a comfort to you in your loss.

JR & Angie

Posted by JR Trevino - Garland, TX - Friend   October 15, 2021