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September 10, 1941 - February 24, 2019

Dale was born September 10, 1941 near Lenora to Orvin and Myrtle (Davidson) Torgerson.  He attended the Canton High School. As a young man he started painting and later got into drywall and making signs.  He was a painting subcontractor at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa for many years and still enjoyed going to work.  He was a member of the Mabel First Lutheran Church and the Lions Club.  He enjoyed old cars, (he even had several muscle cars), built a pull truck, loved watching his favorite shows on the television and spending time with family.

Dale passed away unexpectedly Sunday, February 24, 2019 at his home at the age of 77.

Dale is survived by his wife Gloria; three daughters Diana (Kevin) Sobolik of Lime Springs, Iowa, Laura (Ron) Bollman of Cresco, Iowa, and Bobbie Vickerman (Andy Hillery) of Rushford, Minnesota; grandchildren Bryant Bollman, Walker Sobolik, Coranda Vickerman (Weston Whalen) and Brode Vickerman, and three siblings Ordell (Rita) of Canton, Pearl (Charles) Holland of Mabel, and Michael (Joy) of Fort Collins, Colorado.   He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Llewellyn and Stanley, and a sister Muriel “Tina” McCabe.

 Funeral services will be 11 AM Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Henrytown Lutheran Church in rural Harmony.  Burial will be in the Mabel Lutheran Cemetery following lunch.  Visitation will be Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4 – 8 PM at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel and one hour prior to services at the church.  

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