June 6, 2013
Donald Gerald Danielson, age 78, of Dassel, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Augustana Lakeside Health Care Center in Dassel. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel with the Rev. Steven Olson officiating at the service. There will be a time to gather with the family one hour prior to the service at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel. Donald Gerald Danielson, the son of Oscar and Ina (Davis) Danielson, was born on February 27, 1935, in Dassel, Minnesota. He grew up and attended school in Dassel. He was baptized as an adult at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church. On May 26, 1956, Donald was united in marriage to Mary Ann Soderberg. Together they made their home in Dassel before moving to Monticello, Minneapolis and Plymouth before they moved back to Dassel in 1963. Donald worked as an Automobile Body Repairman for numerous auto dealerships and retired from Village Chevrolet in Wayzata. Together Donald and Mary Ann celebrated 57 years of marriage. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was often the first with a helping hand when needed. He was a hard worker, honest, a perfectionist, and never asked for anything that he hadn't earned. He loved his wife and family and especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Danielson of Dassel, daughters, Cindy (Bill) Kullberg of Howard Lake, Diane (Robert) Tidwell of Dassel, Lori (Scott) Varland of Dassel, Barb (Nick) Defries of Dassel, three granddaughters, Jill (Brian) Butkus, Kelly (Jordan) Klima and Kendyl Varland; two step-grandchildren, Katie (Eric) Stachovich and Natalie Kullberg; three great grandsons, Anthony Butkus, Luke Butkus, and Jace Klima. He is also survived by his brother, Richard Danielson of St. Francis, and three sisters-in-law, Joyce Danielson, Nellie Danielson, and Beverly Danielson and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Virgil Danielson, Dale Danielson, Ralph Danielson and Joyce Isakson.
Donald Gerald Danielson, age 78, of Dassel, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Augustana Lakeside Health Care Center in Dassel. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Donald Gerald Danielson, age 78, of Dassel, died Thursday, June...View More
Flowers & Gifts
Send flowers to the Danielson family.Send Flowers