Passed away on April 5, 2021 at the age of 90. Preceded in death by son, James Dalen; parents, Knute and Nora (nee Ridlon) Dalen; siblings, Vida (Ed) Newgard, Joyce Olson, Ron Dalen; sister-in-law, Susan Helmstetter. Survived by wife of 57 years, Jeanne; children, Julie (Lee) DeRaad and Scott Dalen; grandchildren, Lee Menke and Jeanne DeRaad; siblings, Beverly (Pat) Kronbeck, Bob (Sharon) Dalen, Richard (Judy) Dalen, Ellen Cash, Tom Dalen; in-laws, Dennis Helmstetter, Mike and Kay Wald, Paul Awes; and many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and dear friends. Kenneth was an excellent coffee salesmen and loved to travel with his wife. He was a fantastic husband, wonderful father and a faithful Christian. Mass of Christian Burial, 10am, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at ST. HELENA CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3204 E 43rd St, Mpls. with a Visitation beginning at 9am. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
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