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Earl Dial

December 13, 1938 — December 29, 2021

Donavon Earl Dial, 83, of Shelley, Idaho passed away peacefully December 29, 2021 at his home. Earl was a kind hearted man, well known in his community and loved by all.

Earl was born December 13, 1938 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Joe and Esther Dial. He was the second of twelve children. Earl attended school in Shelley. He met his sweetheart, Margo Tschikof, of Firth and was married May 1, 1959 in the Idaho Falls Temple. They lived all of their married life in Shelley where he loved to farm. They were blessed with three daughters who tested his patience as he taught them to be his cutest farmhands. Besides farming, Earl enjoyed snowmobiling, motorcycling, and camping. However, his greatest joy was spending time with his family.

He is survived by his 3 daughters, Jacquelyn (Tony) Searle of Elk Ridge, Utah, Tamara (Loraine) Driscoll, and Andra (Thayne) Driscoll both of American Falls, Idaho; brothers, Terry Dial and David Dial; sisters, Dixie Stewart, Mary Polson, Jane Cottrell, Joyce Driscoll, Jolene Smallwood, Lois Fletcher and Inis Landon. He is the wonderful grandfather to 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren with one more on the way.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margo, his parents, Joe and Esther Dial and two sisters, Gloria Cunningham and Derena Ricks.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Shelley Stake Center (325 East Locust Street). The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 till 7:30 P.M. at Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley and Wednesday morning from 10:00 till 10:40 A.M at the church Burial will be in the Shelley Hillcrest Cemetery.

Those who would like to participate in the funeral service remotely are invited to view the service on a live broadcast at https://youtube.com/channel/UCK5jIgUtKWSDaaf_ktuV3UA















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