Dale Richard Slette, 85 of Aitkin died Jan. 9, 2022. He was born July 20, 1936, the son of Joseph & Emma (Hagen) Slette. He married Annabell Zantow Feb. 21, 1956 in Mason City, Iowa.
In 1960 they moved to the farm in Glen, where they had lived since. They raised potatoes, pigs, sheep and cattle over the years. Dale worked at Aitkin Iron Works as a welder, until he quit to take care of the farm full time.
He spent many winters logging. He enjoyed water skiing, hunting, fishing, playing guitar and reading.
He was known as a very strong hard working man.
He is survived by his children, Cindy (Jim) Christensen, Randy (Tanya) Slette, Judy (Jeff) Peysar, Mike (Julie) Slette and Steve (Dawn) Slette.
Grandchildren; Jamie & Matt ; Carly, Jeremy, Kyla, Joe & Dannah; Kristi & Kelli; Waverly & Ryan; Maddy & Hannah.
Great Grandchildre; Ava & Willem; Jacob; Beau, Skylynn, Gage, Ari & Owen; Orinn & Abby; Wyatt, Tenley & Hattie.
Sister, Mary Beth.
Proceeded in death by his wife Annabell.
A memorial service will be held May 21, 2022 at 11 am, at Holden Lutheran Church, 27987 150th St, Isle.
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