Tricounty News

Myron Dahnke, 81

Myron Dahnke of Kimball died Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at Heritage House of Kimball. He was 81. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 2, with funeral services at 10:30 a.m. at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball. Burial will follow in Concordia Lutheran Cemetery, Fairhaven. Myron Edward Dahnke was born Jan. 11, 1927, in Fairhaven Township, Stearns County, to Edward and Clara (Brunko) Dahnke. He graduated from Kimball High School in 1945 and then served in the U.S. Army at the end of World War II. He married Judy Anderson Aug. 18, 1962, and they later were divorced. For more than 40 years, Myron worked as a painter for Franklin Manufacturing in St. Cloud. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and following the Minnesota Twins. Myron was preceded in death by son Scott. Myron is survived by children Chris of Bend, Ore., Emily (and Bob) Larson of South Haven, Roy of New Glarus, Wis., Jesse (and Kim) of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jared (and Tanya) of St. Cloud; sisters Fern Foreman of Kimball and Joyce Kotzer of South Haven; longtime friend Marion Daniels of St. Cloud; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.