DALE FREDERICK WILKINSDale F. Wilkins, 55 of Wrenshall, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012 in Wrenshall.
Dale F. Wilkins, 55 of Wrenshall, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012 in Wrenshall.
He was born July 1, 1956 in Virginia, Minn., to Harold and Myrtle (Thompson) Wilkins.
Dale worked as an electrical lineman for contractors and also for United Power Association in Grand Rapids, Minn. He loved flying airplanes, and taking fly-in fishing trips to Canada with his father, nephews and family members. Dale recently worked as a private contractor in the southern states near Louisiana after the hurricanes. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, skiing at Mont Du Lac, and enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson choppers. Dale financially supported mission work for his church in Louisiana.
Dale is survived by his parents, Harold and Myrtle Wilkins; four sisters, Donna (Bill) Kelley, Karen (William) Schneider, Darlene (Ron) Eng, and Alice (Cliff) Kloepfer; numerous nieces and nephews, many friends; and his constant companion, (his dog) "Girl".
VISITATION: 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012 in the Bethesda Lutheran Church in Carlton. The visitation will resume on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service also in Bethesda Lutheran Church. Interment service will be at Silverbrook Cemetery in Wrenshall, followed with a luncheon in the church social hall. The family has selected Nelson Funeral Care of Cloquet to assist them with arrangements. See the family online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net.