Dale Peter Elliott, Elk River

Dale Peter Elliott died peacefully on March 15, 2013.

Dale married Helen Moos on June 25, 1955, and they made their home in Elk River. He worked for Honeywell for 38 years, retiring in 1989. Dale enjoyed many years at the cabin and volunteering at St. Andrew’s Cemetery. He was a gardener and meticulous about his lawn. He was a great water-skier for years and was a great teacher to many, including nieces and nephews. He also enjoyed fishing, watching birds and loons at the lake, playing cribbage and cards. He impressed the grandkids with his popcorn and homemade ice cream.

Survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Helen; 2 children, Terry (Mary) Elliott and Jeanne (George) Klaers; 6 grandchildren, Brandon, Tony (Tara), Amy (Kyle), Christopher, Chad and Eric; 2 great-grandchildren, Brynn and Bailey. Also survived by brother, Butch (Kay) Elliott and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and   Lillia; brother, Floyd; sisters, Betty and Gladys; and infant daughter, Lori Ann.

Mass of Christian Burial will be March 21st at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Elk River. Interment St. Andrew Parish Cemetery. Memorials preferred. Dare’s Funeral Home 763-441-1212