John Dale Handeen was born March 24, 1925, to Edith Marie Gallagher Handeen and (Johann Frederick) Fred Handeen, who raised him on their farm home in West Sparta Township, where they lived together with John’s paternal uncles, Frank and Emil Handeen.

John Dale Handeen was born March 24, 1925, to Edith Marie Gallagher Handeen and (Johann Frederick) Fred Handeen, who raised him on their farm home in West Sparta Township, where they lived together with John’s paternal uncles, Frank and Emil Handeen.

Family and friends will gather at 10:00 a.m., and offer a service in observation of John Handeen’s passing, at 11:00 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, with the Unitarian Universalist congregation of Willmar, at 500 5th Street Southwest, Willmar, Minnesota; that’s at 5th and Trott. All are welcome, who celebrate the life, and grieve the death of John Dale Handeen.

Memorials preferred to Chippewa County Historical Society.

Full Obituary available in our paper.