Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Daniel M. Attlesey, 89, died on Aug. 21, 2009 at Maple Manor in Rochester.
Dan was born on Sept. 10, 1919 to Joseph and Mary (Warrington) Attlesey. Dan married Wanda Kittleson on June 30, 1940. He proudly served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific. He worked at Hormel Foods in Austin for 42 years.
Dan enjoyed retirement at the lake home, outdoor activities, horses and especially loved spending time with his family.
Daniel is survived by his wife of 69 years, Wanda; five children: Mary Ann Smith, Rochester, Terry (Sharon) Attlesey, Rochester, Stanley (Linda) Attlesey, Ocala, Flo., Renee (Don) Bondeson, Dacono, Colo., Jacqueline (Michael) Attlesey-Pries, Rochester; an honorary daughter, Jane Liepold, Minneapolis; 10 grandchildren: Scott Smith, Minnetonka, Minn., Kim (Clark) Jones, Rochester, Chad (Miranda) Attlesey, Rochester, Clay (Julie) Attlesey, Golden Valley, Minn., Alex (Melissa) Attlesey, N.J., Daniel (Sarah) Bondeson, N.Y., Jeremy (Christine) Bondeson, Colorado, Christopher Bondeson, Colorado, Josh Attlesey-Pries, Rochester, Sam Attlesey-Pries, Rochester; five great-grandchildren; nieces, Marilyn Jensen, Las Vegas, LaRayne Kleckner, Iowa; and a nephew, Ronald (Jane) Attlesey, Lyle.
Dan is preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Lee Attlesey; his parents; a brother, Harry; and a sister, Blanche.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2009 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 2124 Viola Rd. N.E. with Pastor Fred Rengstorf officiating. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home and one hour before the service at the church. Burial will be in Cedar City Cemetery in Austin.
Memorials can be directed to Seasons Hospice, Cedar City Cemetery or Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Rochester.