DALE L. MARANELL, age 71, of Luverne, died Saturday, October 10, 2020, at his home. He was born October 4, 1949, in Tracy, to Wendell and Edith (Graham) Maranell. He graduated from Pipestone High School and served his country in the Minnesota National Guard.
Dale married Pat Minnehan on August 30, 1969, at St. Leo Catholic Church in Pipestone. The couple lived in Pipestone before moving to Luverne in 1971. Dale worked at Marvcraft Fiberglass, Land O Lakes, Hanson Silo and IBP, in Luverne before he began working at John Morrell, in Sioux Falls, SD. Dale retired in 2005. Dale and Pat served as Campground Hosts for five years at the Blue Mound State Park in Luverne.
He was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne; and the Luverne Jaycees. He enjoyed camping and spending time with his grandchildren.
Dale is survived by his wife, Pat Maranell, Luverne; son, Mark (Heidi) Maranell, Howards Grove, WI; three grandchildren, Eden, Carter & Delaney Maranell; brother, Arlen (Susan) Maranell, Orange City, IA; and a sister, Carol (Dennis) Preston, Donna, TX, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Gaylord Maranell.
A time of fellowship will be from 4-6 pm Sunday, October 18, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial of cremains, with full military honors provided by the Luverne American Legion & VFW, will be Monday October 19, at 10 am at St. Catherine Catholic Cemetery, in Luverne, officiated by Monsignor Gerald Kosse.
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