Dale Mehlhoff, 84, Burlington, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, in a Minot nursing home.
Dale Mehlhoff was born Aug. 5, 1928, the son of Otto and Anna (Lagge) Mehlhoff, in Emmet. Dale was raised and educated in the Garrison area. Dale worked on the farm alongside his father until enlisting in the Army on July 11, 1952. He proudly served his country, receiving the Occupational Medal (Germany) and the National Defense Service Medal. He was honorably discharged on June 17, 1954.
On Nov. 21, 1954, Dale was united in marriage to Imogene Johnson in Garrison. They made their home in Burlington, where Dale worked for Mallard Motors in Minot, owned Dale's Repair, and worked at Great Plains Gasification until he retired at the age of 58. Imogene passed away May 29, 1998. Following her death, he continued to live in Burlington.
Dale enjoyed boating, fishing, hunting, and snowmobiling. He enjoyed assisting his friends, family and neighbors with projects. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who touched many lives and will be missed by all who knew him.
Dale is survived by: sons, Randy (Pam) Mehlhoff, Brian (Geraldine) Mehlhoff, Craig Mehlhoff; daughters, Blenda (Toben) Taft, Sheila Mehlhoff, Jenean (Scott) Haynie; grandchildren, Carlan Taft, Jennifer Taft, Heather Taft, Terryn Davy, Brandon Davy, Matt Mehlhoff, Sara Haynie, Blaine Haynie, Derek Haynie, Talecha Mehlhoff, Michael Mehlhoff, Nathan Mehlhoff; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Brooke, Anthony, Abbsidy, Alyssa, Wyntr, Lily, Kylie, Ivy and Kimber; brother, Rollin (Barb) Mehlhoff; sisters, Aldora Lier, Aldine Grindy, Jeananne (Jack) Snead; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Imogene,; and brothers, Melvin Mehlhoff and Vilo Mehlhoff.
Funeral: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, Burlington.
Interment: A private burial will take place at Burlington Community Cemetery, Burlington.
Visitation: Today, May 28, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot
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