Dennis Gangestad, of Braham, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021 at his home. He was 63 years old.
Dennis Leo Gangestad, of Braham, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021 at his home. He was 63 years young.
Dennis was born to Leo and Kathleen (Perlinger) Gangestad on June 11, 1958 in Virginia, Minnesota. He lived in many Minnesota cities, but had a soft spot for his childhood community of Zim on the Iron Range.
After graduating from public school in Little Falls in 1976, with a perfect attendance record for all 13 years, he graduated from Staples Technical College with a degree in Drafting in 1978. He worked several technical and odd jobs through the years and enjoyed volunteering at Christian based charities. He recently retired in October 2020. He enjoyed gardening, developing spicy recipes and reading.
Dennis had four children and three grandchildren. When he married Julie (Seth) Gangestad on August 22, 2013, he was blessed with a bonus family of six kids and seven grandkids.
Dennis was preceded in death by his wife Julie Gangestad, mother Kathleen Gangestad, and all four grandparents.
Dennis is survived by his children, Chris (Kelli) Gangestad, Bethany Gangestad-Birk and Alexander “Lexi” Gangestad; three grandchildren, Skyler Gangestad, Tyler Gangestad and Tru Gangestad; father, Leo Gangestad; sisters Terry (Ken Yaunick) Baker and Penny (Bryan) Hamm; six nieces and nephews; and eight and a half great-nieces and nephews.