Dale Robirts

Dale S. Robirts, 81, passed away on April 2, 2014 at Olympic Medical Center

He was born on July 8, 1932, in St. Maries, Idaho, to Franklin Robirts and Ola Lenoch.

He attended school in St. Maries. He joined the Navy in 1950.

On December 22, 1951, he married LaRue Bedwell in Pocatello, Idaho.

He retired from Kaiser Aluminum Chemical Corp after 30 years and put in 30 years with the Navy and Navy Reserves as a Seabee.

He was active with Little League, Boy Scouts of America and PTA. He was also a volunteer at the Sequim Visitor Center for 15 years.

His hobbies included restoring cars, making miniature wooden construction toys, fishing, and camping. He was the winner of the Top Pop contest in 1966 in Spokane, Wash.

He is survived by his wife, LaRue; sons, Frank, of Greenacres, Wash., Deyel (April), of Spokane Valley, Wash.; daughters, Patricia (Bruce) Thomas, of Everett, Wash., Sherie (Larry) Wenzel, of Sacramento, Calif., and Holly Robirts, of Sequim. He is also survived by his brother, John, of Buhl, Idaho; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Andrew; and brother, Woodrow; and his parents.

He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Sequim.

At his request there will be no service.