Kurt Dinkel, 50, Palco, died Monday, March 24, 2014, in Andover.

He was born June 4, 1963, in Hays to Kenneth James and Virginia (Hammerschmidt) Dinkel.

He married Virginia Kae Kroll on June 2, 1984, in Hays. He was a herdsman for a large swine operation.

Survivors include his wife, Ginger Dinkel, Palco; a son, Craig Dinkel, Spearville; a daughter, Danielle Schumacher and husband, Joe, Hays; his mother, Hays; two brothers, Kevin Dinkel and wife, Stephanie, Russell, and Karl Dinkel and Lori Harmon, Victoria; a sister, Kay Rohr and husband, Richard, Hays; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Red Line Church of God, rural Palco; private family burial will be at a later date.

Visitation will be from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City.

Memorials are suggested to Red Line Church of God, which will help the Dinkel Expense Fund, in care of the funeral home.