GALE E. DAWSON

AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA

Gale Dawson, of Mora, formerly of Brooklyn Park, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the St. Cloud VA Health System.  He was 72 years old.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at the Hillman Baptist Church , 2748 Jade Street, Mora, MN.

VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

INURNMENT will be in the Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

Gale E. Dawson, age 72,  of Mora, MN went home to be with the Lord on November 10, 2017 after several years of declining health.

He was born on October 18, 1945 in Montevideo, MN to parents Elkin and Irene (Smith) Dawson. He served his country during the Vietnam War. He spent 37 years working at Onan in Fridley; retiring in 2005 to enjoy life at his home on Knife Lake.

Gale’s kind, quiet and gentle spirit will be missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son Derek; sister Jean; and his faithful black dog.

He is survived by his wife Laurie; children Kelly (Don) Snell, Kevin, Brian and Shanna (Chris) Beck; daughter-in-law Jessica Dawson; 9 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; 3 brothers; 1 sister and extended family and friends.

2 guestbook entries for GALE E. DAWSON

  1. Ed & Barb Phillip November 15, 2017 at 2:26 pm #

    Laurie, Kevin, Brian, Shanna, Kelly~
    Our condolences to you and the other loving family members.
    Words cannot convey the deep sadness we feel in the loss of Gale.
    May the memories of his quick smile, laughter, sense of humor, and his special way of showing caring, forever be in your memories.
    Our love to you guys,
    Ed and Barb Phillip

  2. Mike Jorgenson November 16, 2017 at 6:21 am #

    Laurie and family:

    This is one man I’m proud to call friend.
    Thanks for your service and sacrifice to our country.
    Tip of the ol hat my friend, till we meet again.

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