Dale A. Reinhardt

June 11, 1945-April 10, 2019

Dale Reinhardt, 73,

Minot, ND, passed away

Wednesday, April 10,

2019, at the North Dakota

Veterans Nursing Home

in Lisbon, ND.

Dale was born June 11,

1945, the son of Ted and

Elsie (Meissel) Reinhardt,

in Hazen, ND. In 1958,

they moved to Minot,

where he attended Sunny-

side grade school and

then to Minot High where

he graduated in 1964.

After graduation he

worked various jobs.

Dale was drafted into

the U.S. Army on October

14, 1965. He proudly ser-

viced his country until his

honorable discharged on

September 27, 1967. He

served with the Headquar-ters 1st Battalion 48th In-

fantry 7th Patton’s 3rd

Armed division of the

U.S. Army. While being

stationed in Glenhausen

Germany, he was a heavy

truck driver, hauling all

types of munitions. After

returning from his mili-

tary duty, Dale went to

work for the Great North-

ern Railroad beginning in

1968, which became Bur-

lington Northern Santa

Fe. He worked for the rail-

road until 1983.

Dale inherited a love for

driving from his father, so

when the BNSF

discharged him for medi-

cal reasons he started

Dales Transfer in which

he was associated with

Cross Country. Dale

moved freight etc. from

Minot to all interlining

towns to Williston. He

sold the business is 1991

due to health concerns.

In December of 1968

Dale was united in mar-

riage to Sandra Gastufa-

son of Arnegard, ND. Sad-

ly, after about four years

their marriage dissolved.

Dale remarried in June of

1975 to Ellen Marmon

from Stanley, ND. Their

son Chad was born Febru-

ary 4, 1977.

Dale enjoyed auto rac-

ing especially NASCAR,

and going out to eat with

friends and relatives. He

liked to read which in-

cluded the Bible and

Western novels. Dale also

liked to watch the History

Channel, Animal Planet

and Science. He enjoyed

looking up at the stars and

taking in all the wonders

of our planet.

Dale was an active

member of Bethel Free

Lutheran Church and

Minot American Legion

Post #26.

Due to ill health Dale

moved into Minot Health

and Rehab later transfer-

ring to the North Dakota

Veterans Home in Lisbon.

Surviving family in-

cludes: his son, Chad A.

Reinhardt, Crosby, ND;

grandson, Gavin Roger

Reinhardt, Minot. He is

also survived by many

friends and relatives.

He was preceded in

death by: his parents, Ted

and Elsie Reinhardt;

brothers, Gilmor (Lois)

Reinhardt and Larry

(Jewel) Reinhardt.

Funeral: Wednesday,

April 17, 2019, at 11 a.m.

at Bethel Free Lutheran

Church, Minot.

Visitation: One hour

prior to the service at the


Interment: Rosehill

Memorial Park, Minot,


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