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United Lutheran Church in Cavalier (ND)
Friday June 18th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Memorial Service

United Lutheran Church in Cavalier (ND)
Friday June 18th, 2021

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Dale Davidson

Dale L. Davidson Sr. age 74, passed away November 30, 2020 at his home surrounded by family. Memorial service will be held Friday, June 18, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. outside on the church lawn at United Lutheran Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be one hour before one hour before the time of the service. The family requests you bring umbrellas and lawn chairs. Graveside service will be held Sunday June 20, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Sisseton, SD. Fellowship will follow the graveside service at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 321 7th Ave E, Sisseton, SD. Memorials can be directed to the American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society, or Hospice of the Red River Valley. Dale was born August 15, 1946 in Sisseton, SD to Leonard and Ida (Gilbertson) Davidson. He grew up on the family farm in the hills of Sisseton, SD. He attended One Road township country school through 8th grade and graduated from Peever, SD High School in 1964. Dale married his high school sweetheart Patty (Crooks) on March 16, 1968 at Peever United Methodist Church. He served in the Army from 1968-1970. After basic training he served in Germany with the rank of specialist, where Dale Jr. and Patty were able to join him. Dale and Patty’s first home was in Waubun, MN. Dale worked in the grocery business for forty plus years in Williston, Crosby, Ortonville, MN and Cavalier. He was custodian at the Clinic in Cavalier and after retiring became custodian at the following churches: Evangelical Free, Cavalier Baptist, St. Brigid’s Catholic, United Methodist and United Lutheran (where he was a member). His hobbies and interests included; Gardening, woodworking, splitting wood, listening to music, playing cards, visiting family and coffee with the guys and round table discussions with the flower shop girls. Dale was an amazing husband, father and grandfather. He loved to laugh, joke, get to know and help people in his own unique way.  He was kind, loving and gentle hearted. Dale is survived by his wife Patricia; Sons: Dale & Jodi (LeTexier), Chris & Penny (Pewe), Daughter: Stephanie (Davidson) & Robert Bill. Grandchildren: Brandon Davidson, Mason, Carter, Emily and Lily Bill. He was preceded in death by: Leonard & Ida Davidson (parents), Melvin & Beatrice Crooks (father and mother-in-law), Irvin Davidson (brother), Carol Davidson, Kathy Reyelts, Norma Davidson (sister-in-laws); Harold Froidevaux, Dick Lehrke (brother-in-laws). We ask that you take a moment to think of one way Dale made you laugh or smile and share that memory with someone else.

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Dear Pat and family, we were so sorry to hear of Dales passing. He brought so much joy and laughter to those of us who worked side by side with him. He touched so many lives through the years with his positive and fun-loving spirit. Our sincerest and heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Keeping you in our prayers, Joel and Peggy Olson

Joel and Peggy Olson Dec 11 2020 12:00 AM

Pat and familywere trusting God to be your comfort and strength as you grieve for Dales absence and laugh as you remember his specialness. We will keep you in our prayers.

John and Amanda Werth Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

Prayers for your Family Pat, Dale was a true friend and had my back while working Warehouse Foods (Leevers).He al;ways called me Kid. He was Joy to be around.

Susan Enerson Dec 7 2020 12:00 AM

Dale was such a joy to be around always a smile on his face. I will never forget him and his silly tricks he would play on us at the pharmacy when it was in the clinic. My deepest condolences to you all. May your memories help you through this tough time.

Chelsey Kemnitz Dec 3 2020 12:00 AM

Pat and family: I am so sorry for your loss. Dale was always a shining, smiling face wherever I would run into him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Karen and Henry Duray Dec 2 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Pat, I am so sorry to hear about Dale. God Bless you & your Family Janny Cull

Janny Cull Dec 2 2020 12:00 AM

Pat & Family, No matter where or when a person seen Dale he had a huge smile and a warm greeting. He loved to visit, he loved to help others and most important he loved his family. May you all share stories that warm your hearts, may you have memories that will make you smile through your tears and find strength in all who surround with support, care and love. Our deepest sympathy, Don & Michelle Murray

Michelle Murray Dec 1 2020 12:00 AM

Im so sorry for your loss Pat and family, I will never forget all the fun years at Leevers and helping Dale clean the clinic, Dale was a great guy and Boss. Rest In Peace my friend

Brenda Carignan Dec 1 2020 12:00 AM

Pat, So very sorry. May your memories give you comfort.

Rita Vaughn Dec 1 2020 12:00 AM

Pat, Stephanie and Family --Our sympathy in Dale's passing. He was a great guy !! Jason and Dale were always teasing each other ! Sending Love and Prayers to you all

Geri Thomas Dec 1 2020 12:00 AM

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