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Roy K. Pingel

WEST BEND, Wis. - Roy K. Pingel passed away on April 19, 2020, in West Bend.

He was born on July 18, 1933, the son of John and Myrtle (Peterson) Pingel. He graduated from A.D. Johnston High School in Bessemer in 1952, and was a star athlete in football as well as track and field.

He served four years in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Milwaukee Electric Tool after many years of employment.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sons, Jeffrey in 1990, and Daniel in 1969.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Patricia (Darin); his daughter, Debbie Pingel; grandchildren, Ryan and Mary; a sister, Connie (Larry) Anderson; brothers-in-law, Tony, Mario (Gloria) and Louis (Sue) Darin; and nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service has been held.