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Dale Reuben Pinnt
March 3, 1933 ~ August 18, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Visitation for Dale Reuben Pinnt, 90, Norfolk, will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Friday, September 1, 2023 at Grace Lutheran Church in Norfolk. Home for Funerals is in charge of the arrangements.
He was born on his family farm southeast of Norfolk, in Stanton County, March 3, 1933. Dale was the third child born to Rueben H. and Esther A. (Pribnow) Pinnt. He was baptized and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in Norfolk.
Dale attended Stanton County School District #21 and graduated from Stanton High School in 1952. He then attended Norfolk College of Business. He had numerous bookkeeping positions in Norfolk, including the Hamm’s Beer Distributing Company, Norfolk Daily News and Midwest Bridge. Later, he changed his career to real estate and insurance adjusting, being employed at Crooker Claims, Century 21 and Remax.
Dale served his church as a Sunday School teacher for many years and in many offices of the church. His hobbies included fishing (41 trips to Canada), crafts, sewing and cooking. He was known for his Chocolate Angel Food cakes.
In Dale’s retirement years, he was the warehouse manger for Orphan Grain Train form it’s beginning and many years after until total retirement. Dale was also known for planning and serving many fish boils in Iowa and Nebraska.
Dale is survived by his sister, Rachel Jensen, of Fremont, and his brother, David, of Norfolk; 10 nieces and nephews, 13 great nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, twins—Roy and Rhoda, sisters Wilma Amen, Lois Walter and Susan White; brothers-in-law: Ed Amen, Otto Walter and Ron Jensen; sister-in-law, Lori Pinnt; nephew, Miles Amen.
Dale entered into heaven on August 18, 2023. “To God be the glory.” Romans 16:27. His cremains will be placed in the family plot in New Lutheran Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Orphan Grain Train, Grace Lutheran Church or Lutheran High Northeast.