Mr. Richard William Dippner

  • Born: November 20, 1927
  • Died: November 27, 2012
  • Location: Desert Hot Springs, California

Rose Mortuary & Crematory

66424 Pierson Blvd.
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Tel. (760) 251-7673

Tribute & Message From The Family

Richard William Dippner

Richard Dippner, the devoted husband of the love of his life, Pat Dippner, loving father of Vicki, Ric and Danny and doting grandfather of 11 grandchildren passed away peacefully with family at his bedside on Tuesday 27 November 2012.

Richard was born in Calgary, Alberta Canada on November 20, 1927. He was a man of many talents. A multi-faceted career led him and his growing family across Canada and into the United States, traveling from Calgary, to Kitchener, Ontario, Edmonton, Los Angeles, California, Clackamas and West Linn, Oregon. An opportunity in Desert Hot Springs arose and Richard served as City Manager, followed by Manager of the Mission Springs Water District.

Richard (Dick) was a Mason in good standing throughout his life and he enjoyed nothing more than being surrounded by his children and grandchildren.

At the request of the family, no services will be held. Those wishing to sign the guest book may do so online at

Private arrangements are under the direction of Rose Mortuary, Desert Hot Springs, California.