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Dallas Wikstrom, 81

Dallas Wikstrom, 81 of Thief River Falls, MN died peacefully on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at McIntosh Senior Living in McIntosh, MN.

Funeral to celebrate his life will be held at 12:00 PM Noon on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN with visitation starting at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Wikstrom Cemetery near Strandquist, MN.

Dallas Lloyd Wikstrom was born on July 23, 1934 in East Park Township, Marshall County, MN the son of Arvid and Hattie (Borsvold) Wikstrom. He attended Holt and Strandquist schools.

On July 28, 1973, he married Carol Ann Rud. In his younger years, Dallas worked for area farmers, the railroad, and most of his career was road construction. He most recently worked for Pennington County Highway Department until his retirement as a road grader operator.

He enjoyed deer hunting, stock car racing, working in the yard, dining out, having coffee and visiting with family and friends.

Dallas is survived by son; Milton Wikstrom, (Sharon), of Alexandria, grandchildren; Adam Wikstrom, Jodi Krey, (Tim) and Brandi Hanson; 6 great grandchildren; Lauren, Kevin, Carter, Jordan, Avery, and Lexus; sisters, Beulah Wikstrom, Myrtle Janssen, and Helaine (Carl) Hanson; and many other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Carol on February 24, 2008; parents; twin brother, Dennis Wikstrom, great-granddaughter, Serena Lee; brother-in-law, George Janssen; and nephew, Marty Janssen.

Dallas will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

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