Dale R. Gidel, 91, passed away Monday, December 2, 2013 at the Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Rockwell City. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Fr. Brian Danner officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial. Final resting place will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, with Military Graveside Rites conducted by the Rockwell City Veterans Organization. Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with a Vigil for the deceased at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.