Kenneth Dale Nelson passed into his heavenly home on Christmas day, December 25, 2022, at age 87.
Dale was born October 15, 1935 in Battle Lake, Minnesota to Kenneth and Eva Nelson. He attended country school 8 years, graduated from Battle Lake High School in 1954. He joined the national guard for 4 years. After moving to Anoka, he married Melodie Burkhardt. They had 2 children Pam and Steve and later divorced. He worked for Rosco Mfg as a welder until they moved out of state. Then he went to work for the United States Postal Service for 19 years.
He married Norma Rossow October 13, 1990. They had a hobby farm near Cannon Falls, then moved to Waterville, later to Owatonna.
Dale was a member of the Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church in Owatonna and the American Legion in Morristown, MN.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Norma, his daughter, Pam Sanchez (John), son Steve, (Karen), sister, Phyllis Tegtmeier, grandchildren, Trent Nelson (Christine), Eric Nelson, Alec Fredrickson, Taylor and Kyle Shertler.
Funeral to be held Friday, January 6, 2023, at 1:00 PM at Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Battle Lake, MN, with a visitation beginning an hour prior.
Interment at First Lutheran Cemetery in Battle Lake.