Dale Rodolff

Aug. 05 1938 -Sep. 20, 2021


Dale Rodolff, 83, died at his home in Eloy, AZ. on Sep. 20, 2021, with his daughter by his bedside.

Mr. Rodolff was born on Aug. 5, 1938. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering

from the University of Arizona. He was a recognized expert in the smelting operations of the mining

industry around the world. At Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company, he was tapped to lead the

design, engineering and operation of the rod plant in Claypool. In Northern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe

he was the smelter superintendent and assistant general manager operations for Rio Tinto Co.

He also managed the smelter operations at Magma's San Manuel copper smelter and later led efforts to

modernize the Kennecott smelter at Garfield, Utah. For several years he worked with Outokumpu Oyj group

in selling smelter technology worldwide.

He loved outdoors and was most comfortable at his hillside home near Evergreen, Colorado. He had an

abiding faith in God and spread it to all who would listen.

He is survived by his former wife, Kathleen: a daughter, Julia Lyon: and two grandchildren.

Visitation beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sep. 25, at Calvary Chapel in Casa Grande.

Contributions may be made in his name to Calvary Chapel.



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