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Dale Braaten

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 10:00am at Ebenezer Free Lutheran Church in Northwood. The visitation will be held Friday from 5:00 - 7:00pm with a 7:00pm prayer service at the Bilden Funeral Home in Northwood.
Dale was born on December 19, 1964, to Andrew & Betty (Schol) Braaten in Northwood, ND. He attended and graduated from Northwood High School and received his Associates Degree from NDSSS. On December 29, 1989, he married Audrey Schlaht in Grand Forks. He worked at LM Wind Power in Grand Forks as a forklift operator. Dale loved hunting, camping, hanging out with and being with his family and friends. He was a good foster father. Dale was also a volunteer firefighter.
Survivors include his wife, Audrey, Northwood, ND; children: Brandon (Sarah) Wall and their sons, Preston and Hudson, Hatton, ND, Meranda Braaten and Adam Braaten, both of Northwood, ND; sister, Marion (Mark) DeMoss and their children, Zach, Samantha & Mark, Hillsboro, ND; brother Wayne (Carrie) Braaten and their daughter, Stacy (Brent); niece, Angela (Joe) Kolling and their son, Andrew; and his beloved dog, Murphy.
Preceding him in death were his parents, sister, Dawn Lenz, and niece, Morgan Kolling.
Dale R. Braaten, 47, of Northwood, ND passed away peacefully with his family & friends beside him at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND on Wednesday, October 31, 2012.

Clergy: Pastor Kent Sperry

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Audrey and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. RaNell and Russell Hansen

RaNell Hansen Nov 13 2012 12:00 AM

Thinking of the Braaten family during this difficult time and the days to follow.

Nicole Linstad Nov 3 2012 12:00 AM

Dale was our forklift driver at work. We appreciated all that he did for us. My co-worker often had a stash of rootbeer barrels & many a time Dale would get a handful for going out of his way for us. We miss him.

Jordis Joppru Nov 3 2012 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers to the Dale Braaten Family on this great loss. We will keep you in our prayers. Maggie and Jerry Berg

Maggie & Jerry Bergene Nov 2 2012 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry for your loss. Dale was a wonderful guy!! Have lots of good memories of fishing=camping & of course a "few at the Rail. Always had a story to tell & a special way to tell them. He will be missed by many!! Hold on to the many wonderful memories in your heart. Our prayers go to you the Family of a super Guy!! (hugs)

Pete & Diane Nov 2 2012 12:00 AM

To the family of Dale. Our thoughts and prayers are with your families. God Bless Dale

Scott Woken Nov 2 2012 12:00 AM

Audrey, I am so sorry for your loss, and wanted to extend my deepest sympathies. I couldn't help but be struck by the sheer amount of love that I saw in your family, and you and Dale will be in my heart for a long time to come. Marie @ Altru

Marie Laska Nov 2 2012 12:00 AM

Our prayer and thoughts are with you in your loss. We are so thankful to know you as a part of our PATH Family. Dale will be missed by all who knew him and had an opportunity to work with him. He was a blessing to many.

Dale Twedt Nov 2 2012 12:00 AM

Audrey and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of Dale. God bless you all. Fondly, Duane and Laurie Brown

Laurie Linfoot Brown Nov 1 2012 12:00 AM