Ronald I. Dallefeld, MSgt. Retired, 72, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in a Midland hospital. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham officiating.
He was born Jan. 31, 1939, in Kansas City, Mo., to Donald and Lois Fangel Dallefeld. He married Delma Henley on June 2, 1961, in Big Spring, Texas.
Ronald served in the United States Air Force for more than 20 years and retired as a master sergeant. He then worked as a pumper for 24 years, retiring in 2000. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of Staked Plains Lodge #598 A.F.&A.M.
Survivors include his wife, Delma Dallefeld of Big Spring; one daughter, Debra Shumaker and husband John of Dallas; and two grandchildren, Paige Guthrie of San Angelo and Austin Davidson of Mertzon.
The family suggests memorials be made to Hangar 25 Air Museum, P.O. Box 2925, Big Spring, Texas 79721-2925; or to the Vietnam Memorial Committee of Big Spring Inc., P.O. Box 2854, Big Spring, Texas 79721-2854.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com