Services for Kenneth G. Daleiden, 82, of St. Michael were Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at the Church of St. Michael in St. Michael.
Mr. Daleiden died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale. Interment with military rites was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.
He was born Sept. 18, 1930, in Foley, Minn., the son of George “Shorty” and Angeline “Nellie” Wojciak Daleiden.
He was married to his wife, Dorothy, for 56 years.
When he was younger, he loved to dance especially if there were polkas involved.
If you knew him you would swear he was born with a deck of cards in his hands. He loved to play cards of any kind.
Survived by loving wife, Dorothy; children, Joanne (Lonney) Eckenrode of Brooklyn Center, Conrad (Suzanne) Daleiden of Rogers, Jane (David) Tyson of Eden Prairie and Doug (Toni) Daleiden of Buffalo; grandchildren, Melanie and Valerie; Jesse and Jennifer; Theresa and Abby; Tyler and Autumn; great grandchildren: Alysa, Kyle, Alexander, Natalie, Jullianna, Joseph, Chase, Jade, Rose and Lily; a sister, Angeline Morgan; brothers, George (Julie) Daleiden Jr., Ray (Kathleen) Daleiden, Eddie (Darlene) Daleiden and David Daleiden; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, George “Shorty” and Nellie Daleiden and by a brother-in-law, William Morgan.