Dale L. Maranell, 71, Luverne, died Saturday Oct. 10, 2020, at his home.
A time of fellowship will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial of cremains, with full military honors provided by the Luverne American Legion and VFW, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19, at St. Catherine Cemetery in Luverne.
Dale Maranell was born on Oct. 4, 1949, to Wendell and Edith (Graham) Maranell in Tracy. He graduated from Pipestone High School and served his country in the Minnesota National Guard.
Dale married Pat Minnehan on Aug. 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, South Dakota. He retired in 2005.
Dale and Pat served as campground hosts for five years at the Blue Mounds State Park in Luverne.
Dale was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne. He was also a member of the Luverne Jaycees. He enjoyed camping and spending time with his grandchildren.
Dale is survived by his wife, Pat Maranell, Luverne; a son, Mark (Heidi) Maranell, Howards Grove, Wisconsin; three grandchildren, Eden, Carter and Delaney Maranell; a brother, Arlen (Susan) Maranell, Orange City, Iowa; and a sister, Carol (Dennis) Preston, Donna, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gaylord Maranell.
The live-stream graveside service may be viewed at http://www.facebook.com/DingmannFH.
Arrangements are provided by Dingmann Funeral Home of Luverne, www.dingmannandsons.com.