Dale Leland Anderson passed away on February 17, 2014 at the LifeCare Roseau Manor at the age of 82.Dale was born on January 13, 1932 at the family home in rural Greenbush,
MN to Joseph G. and Mamie (Anderson) Anderson. He attended the
Greenbush School and graduated from the Crookston Agricultural College.
In 1949, Dale and his brother, Kennis, bought the home farm. He was
drafted into the U.S. Army during and served during the Korean War from
1952-1954. On August 10, 1957, he married Dorothy (Edwardson) Seydel.
They had four children, Dave, Danny, Diane and Dolleen.
Dale sold his
share of the farm to Kennis and moved to Minneapolis, MN, only to
return to buy land in 1968 in Badger, MN to farm. Dale worked at Polaris
Industries until 1968. He later added on to the barn and had a
full-time dairy operation. After Dorothy’s death on May 22, 1986, he
later married Ethel Kay Brazier of Greenbush (and originally from Clay,
New York). They sold the farm to Danny, and moved ¼ mile away. Dale
enjoyed mowing the yard, speaking in various churches, singing and
playing piano (by ear) and dancing at the LifeCare Roseau Manor.
is survived by his wife, Ethel Kay Anderson of Badger; children, Dave
(Ellen) of Coon Rapids, MN, Danny of Badger, MN, Diane Pellegrini of Mt.
Pleasant, SC, and Dolleen (friend, Kel Iverson) of Grafton, ND;
grandchildren, Nicole, Noel, Nicholas, Tara, Hanna and Joshua; Kay’s
children, Lavern (Bernie) Brazier and Edward; step-grandchildren, Billy,
Tony, Cody, Hailey, Chris, and Casey; Siblings, Kennis (Lila) of
Greenbush, Virgil of Rogers, MN, Adrian Peitig, Cassel (Gloria) of
Buffalo, MN; sister-in-law, Helen Anderson of Churchville, NY; in-laws,
Harold and Bev Warren, Harold and Earleen DeRycke and Fred and Barbara
Harke; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by
his parents; wife, Dorothy; brother, Glenee; and sister, Mayvis Lerum. A
special thanks to Pastor Todd Erickson, LaRayn Gjovik; and the staff at
LifeCare Roseau Manor for their loving care.
Funeral services were
held on Monday, February 24th at 11 a.m. at the Rose Free Lutheran
Church in Roseau. Visitation was held on Sunday from 5-7 PM with a 7:00
prayer service at Helgeson Funeral Home in Roseau. Interment will be
at the Moe-Rose Cemetery. Military Honors by the Roseau and Greenbush
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