Dale Rhine

Godfrey | Sunday, July 8 2012

Dale Rhine, 79, died at 10:25 a.m. Sunday, July 8, 2012 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born August 8, 1932 in Walpole, IL, he was the son of Clydus and Mamie (Cook) Rhine. He retired as chief engineer at the Alton Mental Health Center after 38 years of service. He also worked for Rolling Hills Golf Course and Fairmount Park Race Track and loved to play golf and poker. On April 26, 1952 in Morganfield, KY, he married the former Ruth Faires. She survives. Also surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Louis Pattan of Godfrey, and two grandchildren, Lindsay Pattan, and Lauren Pattan (James Rogalsky). He was preceded in death by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ray and Dorothy Rhine and Roy and Thyda Rhine, and an infant sister, Sarah Rhine. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Tim Lemmon will officiate. Burial will be at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association c/o JDRF, 50 Crestwood Executive Center, Suite 401, St. Louis, MO 63126. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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