E. Baysinger

E. "Dale" Baysinger

1931 - 2014

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Baysinger, E. "Dale" age 83 of Elk River passed peacefully on 11/18/14 at the University of Minnesota Hospital. Born 03/20/31 to Hazel and Elmer Baysinger in Kensington, MN. He graduated from the Morris Agriculture School in 1949. He served the U.S. Army in Italy form 1952-1954. He married his wife, Patricia Elaine Pofahl, on 12/17/50. Together they went on countless adventures all over the world, including China, Australia, Africa and most recently to the Panama Canal. Each winter, family and friends would gather in Colorado for a beloved skiing trip. His countless stories kept friends and family easily entertained at any given moment. Dale was a lifelong member of the Local 49ers, working on projects in a variety of states including the Garrison Dam. He is survived by wife Patricia, sons Kim (Suzanne) and Marc (Robin), daughter Carmen, eight grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and sister Betty Lou (Al). He is preceded in death by sisters Harriet, Darlene, Bonnie, and Virgal, and son Jay. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, 11/22 at Elk River Lutheran Church (729 Main St NW, Elk River, MN 55330) beginning at 1pm, with a service at 3pm, and luncheon to follow. Thank you to friends and family for the continued support and prayers, and all of the wonderful doctors and nurses who helped Dale these past few months.