Dale Veith, 88Dale Eugene Veith, 88, of Red Wing, died Wednesday, July 4, at the Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Wing Hospital.
Dale Eugene Veith, 88, of Red Wing, died Wednesday, July 4, at the Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Wing Hospital.
He was born on May 5, 1925, in Hay Creek Township, Goodhue County, Minn., to John and Edna (Stumpf) Veith. He attended rural schools in Hay Creek Township and Red Wing schools. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945-1946. On May 27, 1947, he married June Pflika at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Red Wing. He worked at S.B. Foot Tannery for 1 year, farmed for a few years, and then worked for Red Wing Shoe Company for 34-1/2 years, retiring in 1986.
He was a member of United Lutheran Church and the Burnson-Lillyblad VFW Post #1218. He served on the Midland Coop Board and in his spare time he enjoyed fishing, woodworking, traveling, and the cabin at the lake.
Survivors include his wife, June, of 65 years; two daughters, Kay Lee (Tom) Gysbers of Almena, Wis., and Dalette (Red) Schwalboski of Spicer, Minn.; two grandchildren, Kristin (Donald) Sirinek of Randolph and Ronelle Schwalboski (fiancé Chad Jeseritz) of Spicer; three great-grandchildren, Kaidy, Joshua and Zachary Sirinek.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leroy and Frederick, and three sisters, Elaine Brumm, Virginia Langsdorf, and Ione Finch.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, with Rev. Steve Timm officiating.Burial with full military honors will be in the Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be for 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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