David W. Dunckel

David W. Dunckel, 74, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in a Midland hospital. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church with the Rev. Don Rosentreter officiating.The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.He was born Aug. 27, 1939, in Battle Creek, Mich. and married Irma Gobrogge April 29, 1961, in Pinconning, Mich.He worked as a personnel specialist at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Battle Creek, Mich. for 25 years. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, enjoyed cooking, baking and photography.Survivors include his wife, Irma Dunckel of Big Spring; one son, Bruce Dunckel and wife, Amy, of Pace, Fla.; one daughter, Diane Livengood of Peru, Ind.; one sister, Cheryl Ann Rosch of Bronson, Mich.; and three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Monabelle Dunckel; and a brother, Dale Dunckel.The family suggests memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 810 Scurry, Big Spring, Texas 79720 or to the American Diabetes Association, 3001 North Big Spring St., Suite 104, Midland, Texas 79705.Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences may be made at: www.npwelch.com