He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Florence I., brothers Marvin, Guy and Earl; step-brother Leo and step-sister Ovetta
Survived by his son Daniel.
Also survived by sister Gladys Kohler; step-sister Myrtle Reed; brother-in-law Richard (June) Lenz; sister-in-law Helen May Miller and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Retired heavy equipment operator with Swartzman & Sons, Anoka.
Funeral service 1 PM Friday, July 27, 2012 at Dare’s Funeral Home, 805 Main St. NW, Elk River, 763-441-1212. Visitation 5-7 PM Thursday at the funeral home and 1 hour prior to service at the funeral home on Friday. Interment Orono Cemetery, Elk River.