Rhynold A. Pingel, age 87, Clintonville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, following a brief illness. Rhynold was born on October 14, 1923, son of the late William and Martha (Kraut) Pingel. He was an WWII Veteran, serving in the US Army in Germany during the occupation. On October 14, 1949, Rhynold was united in marriage to Joyce Gibson in Neenah. He lived and farmed in the Bowler area and later in the Readfield area for many years. He also formerly worked for Fox Tractor in Appleton. Rhynold had a passion for music and had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed spending time with his family, bowling, dancing, hunting, and playing cards. Rhynold is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughter, Gloria (Tom) Clinton, Bear Creek; four sons: Gregory Pingel, Clintonville; Gayle (Debbie) Pingel, Appleton; Grayling (Pat) Pingel, Green Bay; Grant (Sherri) Pingel, New London; a brother, Wilfred Pingel, Shawano; five sisters, Laverna (Dick) Lemke, Appleton; Jean (Dale) Tenner, Black River Falls; Jeanette (Hans) Piel, West Allis; Ardys (Bill) Niebling, Montello and Arline Rosemeyer, Castro Valley, CA. He is further survived by nine grandchildren: Travis, Sheila, Amy, Carrie, Cheli, Rob, Joe, Josh, and Melissa; eight great grandchildren, and also numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and eight brothers and sisters. Funeral services for Rhynold were held on Thursday, June 23, 2011, at 1:00 PM at St. Joseph Residence Chapel, New London with Rev. Dave Uden officiating. Visitation was held at the Chapel on Thursday from 11:00 AM until the time of service at 1PM. Burial will be in the Floral Hill Cemetery, New London. Military Graveside rites will be held.