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Obituary for Luther Wayne Simonson

Luther Wayne Simonson of Dalbo passed away peacefully on Sunday June 4, 2017 at the Elim Home, Princeton, MN at the age of 76. Luther was born on February 5, 1941 in Stephen, MN to George and Johanna (Gustafson) Simonson. He graduated from Milaca High School in 1959. He married Margaret Ann Erickson on June 3, 1961. They made their home on the farm in Dalbo. Luther worked at Honeywell in Minneapolis, MN, Smith Systems in Princeton and in 1970 began working for Marvin George Builders. After many years of working construction as foreman of the framing crew, he began managing the Lumber Desk at Marv’s True Value.

He also farmed for many years while working construction. He was an active member of Salem Lutheran Church, Dalbo. Luther served on the Dalbo Town board for several years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, being outdoors, woodworking and spending time with family. His little dog Reggie was always by his side.

Luther is survived by special friend and companion, Sharon Peterson; daughters, Lynn (Curt Hofius of Remer, Lori (Erik) Soule of Santiago; grandchildren, Leah Hofius, Shawn and Grant Hofius, Jordan Hofius, Andrew (Catharine) Soule, and William (fiancé,’ Emily Dworak) Soule; great-grandchildren, Ameryst and Ellie Hofius, Mya and Brecken Luedke; sister-in-law Wilma Simonson of DeWitt, IA and brother-in-law DelRoy Lieberg of Clarksville, OH; many nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, Margaret Ann, who passed away on August 10, 2006, Luther was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Margaret (William) Bartels, Loretta (Walter) Rud, Einar, Gerhard, Eleanor (Ralph) Mickelson and Jeanette Lieberg.

Funeral Services will be held at the Salem Lutheran Church, Dalbo on Saturday June 10, 2017 at 11AM. A visitation will be held at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton, MN on Friday, June 9th from 4-7PM and also one hour prior to the service at the Church on Saturday.


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Visitation

Friday

9

Jun

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Homes-Princeton

205 South Rum River Drive
Princeton, MN 55371

Visitation

Saturday

10

Jun

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Salem Lutheran Church - Dalbo

4638 - 381st Ave NW
Dalbo, MN 55017

Funeral Service

Saturday

10

Jun

11:00 AM
Salem Lutheran Church - Dalbo

4638 - 381st Ave NW
Dalbo, MN 55017

Cemetery Details

Location

Salem Lutheran Cemetery

4638 - 381st Ave NW
Dalbo, MN 55017

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