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Dale  Johanson

Dale J. Johanson

Friday, September 24th, 1926 - Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Dale J. Johanson was born on September 24, 1926 in Marathon, Iowa to Martin and Minnie (Carlson) Johanson. He passed away surrounded by family at Valley View Care Center under hospice care in Armstrong, Iowa on November 12, 2019 at the age of 93 years.

Dale graduated from Marathon High School and then Denver University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Dale joined the United States Army Air Corps in 1946 and was honorably discharged in 1948. Upon his return to the states he worked for Farm Bureau for a few years. Dale was united in marriage to Ann Maiden on January 5, 1952. The couple made their home in Ringsted. He worked for 30 years with the Emmet County State Bank in Ringsted.

Dale was a longtime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Ringsted, where he was very active, singing in the church choir and teaching Sunday school for many years. They joined United Lutheran Church when the churches combined. He was a past member of the Kiwanis, Legion, and many civic clubs. He enjoyed golfing, traveling, and spending time with his wife and family. Dale was an avid Minnesota Vikings and Iowa State Cyclones Fan. Dale was very proud of his yard and cars, and took excellent care of them.

Dale is survived by his wife, Ann of 67 years of Ringsted; their children Kathy Buse of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Steve (Linda) Johanson of Apollo Beach, Florida, Terri Johanson of Ames, Iowa, Marty Johanson of Hood River, Oregon, and Krysti (Trevor) Christensen of Sheldahl, Iowa. He is also survived by seven granddaughters, and several great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Dale is survived by his sisters-in-law Erena “Tootie” Maiden and Jerry Lou Maiden.

Dale is preceded in death by his parents, brother Harry (Marge) Johanson, sister Irma (Donald) Ritchie, mother-in-law Eva Maiden, brothers-in-law Vaun (LaVonne) Maiden, Vern Maiden, Calvin Maiden, and Dean Maiden, and sister-in-law Bonnie (Robert) Storck.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 | 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    United Lutheran Church
    Address
    208 W. Maple St.
    RINGSTED, IA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    United Lutheran Church
    Address
    208 W. Maple St.
    RINGSTED, IA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Lauri Boysen

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Steven Tow

Posted at 06:25pm
So sorry to hear of Dale's passing. He was a strong pillar of our church and for the City of Ringsted. Always a positive man!
Steve Tow
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Love you forever, Eva, Ceci, Julianna, Jason, Morg

Posted at 12:05pm
Dear Grandpa, We will always remember your positive attitude & happy outlook on life. You were loved by so many & we were lucky to be your grankids
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Tootie and family

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Love, Thane, Carol, TJ, Jasi and Zoey and Maui too

Posted at 09:03am
Uncle Dale will remain in our hearts forever. A true Gentleman, great father and husband. We will forever carry his smile on our journeys.
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