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Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel & Cemetery

7301 East Lancaster, Fort Worth, TX

OBITUARY

Grace Dial Drechsel

6 February , 193013 July , 2019

Fort Worth -- Grace Dial Drechsel, 89, died peacefully on Saturday, July 13, 2019 in Fort Worth. Service: 1 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Shannon Rose Hill. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019 also at Shannon Rose Hill. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Humane Society of North Texas or the charity of your choice. Grace was born February 6, 1930 in Sherman, Texas to Paul E. Dial, Sr. and Christine Hefley Dial. She graduated from Paschal High School and received her undergraduate and master’s degrees in education from TCU. Grace was a dedicated teacher who began her career in Arlington teaching reading and later taught at several middle schools in Fort Worth. She was a devout Christian and was always willing to help anyone in need. Grace had a great love for all animals but especially her dogs which gave her great joy. Grace was preceded in death by her husband Dr. Roland H.W. Drechsel, Jr., her sister Christine Barnett, her brother Paul E. Dial, Jr. and nephew Tye Hill Barnett. Survivors: Son, Roland Drechsel III; daughter, Dee Ann Drechsel Messerli and her husband, David V. Messerli; and numerous nieces and nephews.

  • DONATIONS

  • The Humane Society of North Texas

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, 17 July , 2019
  • Visitation Wednesday, 17 July , 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, 18 July , 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, 18 July , 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, 18 July , 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, 18 July , 2019

Memories

Grace Dial Drechsel

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John Dial

16 July 2019

Aunt Grace was always such a pretty lady. I’ll never forget her big laugh and enjoyed the times I got to visit with her at family functions such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. We admired her love of animals. We will all miss her very much.

Love,
John Dial

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY