Dale Myron Swenson, 66, of Staples, passed away March 29, 2018 surrounded by his family at Lakewood Health System, Staples after a long, courageous battle with multiple health conditions.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Family Life Church in Verndale, with Pastor Amos Self officiating. Family and friends are invited to gather for visitation from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, April 2 at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday.
Interment will follow the funeral at West Lyons Cemetery, with a luncheon to follow at the church.
Arrangements were by Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples.
Dale was born October 2, 1951 to Myron and Marie (Pickar) Swenson in Wadena. He was raised in Nimrod. Dale served his country in the U.S. Army from 1973 to 1975. In 1975, he married Wanda Burrell. They lived on a farm near Leader. Dale was self-employed as a logger. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming, auction sales, John Deere tractors and spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends. After retiring Dale and Wanda moved to Staples
Dale is survived by his wife; two daughters, Jeannie (Perry) Liebl of St. Peter and Jennifer (Craig) Hove of Staples; one son, Jason (Nikki) Swenson of Little Falls; two sisters, Gail (Dale) Betz of St. Peter and Georgia Cornelius of Bluegrass and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, “Boo”; one sister, Joyce and several aunts and uncles.