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Andersen, Dale Irwin
May 21, 1953 - October 2, 2019
Service:Saturday, October 12, 2019
1:00 pm
At Dale’s request no public service will be held.
A small gathering of close family and friends will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 1:00 Pm at the Andersen Farm.
Notice:  Memorial donations in Dale’s name may be made to the Cancer Society.

Obituary

Andersen, Dale Irwin
1953 ~ 2019

It is with heavy hearts to announce the passing of Dale Irwin Andersen on October 2, 2019 in Red Deer, Alberta. Dale was born in Yellowknife, NWT on May 21, 1953 to Catherine and Gunner Andersen. He grew into a celebrated boxer who competed worldwide. His record includes the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany, 1974 Commonwealth Games in New Zealand, Pan Am games in Columbia and numerous medals from multiple national tournaments. Aside from his boxing career, Dale spent his working years as a driller in the Alberta Oil patch.
He is survived by his children: Bonnie and Jesse;brothers Keith and Bruce.
Dale was predeceased by his parents Catherine and Gunner Andersen in 2004.

At Dale’s request no public service will be held. A small gathering of close family and friends will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 1:00 Pm at the Andersen Farm. Cremation entrusted to Rocky Mountain Crematorium, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta.

Memorial donations in Dale’s name may be made to the Cancer Society.

Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-845-2626

Condolences

Barb and Joe McKain:
We were the owners of Caroline New and Used. Dale was a regular customer . We always enjoyed our visits with him, and thought of him as a friend. We were shocked and saddened to hear of his passing. It was an honor and a pleasure to discuss his boxing career with him. Our deepest condolences to his family.
Wes Hulberg:
My condolences on Dale's passing.

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