Dale Joseph GENGLER

Age 62 Passed away November 27, 2013 at home in Falcon Heights, MN. Born June 16, 1951, Dale grew up with 9 siblings on a dairy farm in Slayton, MN. He completed his Food Science degree in 1973 at the University of MN, and married Irene (née Roberts) in 1974. They have shared a home for 39 years and a business for nearly 25 years. Dale has been a Jack-of-all-trades; food scientist, chemist, Mr. Mom, product researcher, handyman, gardener and repurposer of all things otherwise used and forgotten. Dale was preceded in death by his father, Leo Gengler. He is survived by his wife, Irene; daughter Amanda, son Justin (Teresa), mother, Dolores (née Weineke); 9 siblings and many other family and life-long friends. Memorial service Thursday, Dec. 5 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Roseville, MN.


Published in Pioneer Press on Dec. 1, 2013