Dale L. Gabrielson, 65

Published 8:14 am Thursday, January 24, 2019

Dale L. Gabrielson, 65, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at his home.

Dale L. Gabrielson, 65

Dale was born Oct. 5, 1953, in Austin, Minnesota, to Gordy and Shirley (Storry) Gabrielson. He married Judy Johnson at St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Austin and they later divorced. Dale married Diane Voigt on Nov. 24, 1989, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He worked at Firestone for 15 years, St. Cloud Times for 20 years, and also worked part time at Blackberry Ridge Golf Course. Dale was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, St. Cloud Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 622, and a former member of the Sauk Rapids Lions Club. He was also a supervisor in the Whitney Wood Shop. Dale was generous, giving, quick-witted, had a great sense of humor, and left a lasting impression on others. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, and spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Dale was a huge sports fan and loved attending his boy’s sporting events and watching the Gophers and Twins. He was a close personal friend of Sid Hartman.

Survivors include his wife, Diane, of Sartell, Minnesota; sons, Nate (Jennifer) of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Matt (Korina) of St. Louis, Missouri; brother and sister, Gary (Rhonda) of Austin and Janelle of Austin; and grandchildren, Logan, Shelby and Sam. He was preceded in death by his parents.   

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Mass of Christian burial will be at noon on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell with the Rev. Timothy Baltes officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at the church and for one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church. Parish prayers will be 7 p.m. on Thursday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. A guestbook and video tribute are available online at www.williamsdingmann.com.