Della Dibley, age 83, of Tracy, Calif. passed away at her home on Thursday, April 3 after a bout with cancer.
Della was born Nov. 14, 1930 to Otto and Lydia Arbeiter in Marion, S.D. After schooling in Marion, she graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. with a teaching degree. She taught in Caledonia, Minn. for two years and then met and married Leland Dibley on Aug. 21, 1954. To them was born one daughter, Allison, and four sons, Thomas, David, Michael and Bruce.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Leland; children, Allison; David (Drew); Michael (Valerie and grandsons Ben and Adam) and Bruce (Eve).
The was preceded in death by her parents and Thomas, who died in infancy.
Buirial will be in Marion S.D. at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to Leland Dibley, 1543 Egret Dr., Tracy, Calif. 95376.