The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 18, 2013

Dale Eugene Putrah

— Dale Eugene Putrah, long time resident of Faribault, passed away at home surrounded by his family from complications surrounding an

extended illness on Friday, January 18, 2013, at the age of 85.  After serving in the U. S. Navy in World War II and spending time as a teacher and principal, Dale, along and his wife Kathleen, launched a successful business career in the communications industry leading to what is today KGP Logistics and BlueStream Professional Services.

  He was preceded in death by his son Mark, and his parents, Phil and Mable Putrah.  He is survived by his wife Kathleen of Faribault along with his children; Dale Jr. (and Linda) of Burnsville, Susan (and Jon) Aswegan of Apply Valley, Rick (and Cindi) Putrah of Faribault, Tim (and Julie) Putrah of Faribault, Trevor (and Caren) Putrah of Faribault and Megan (and Bernie) VonRuden of Lakeville; 17 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

  Friends and family are invited to attend a funeral service on Friday, January 25, 2013, at 3pm at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 1207 Prairie Avenue Southwest, Faribault, MN.  Visitation will be held at the church for one hour prior to the service on Friday.  Arrangements are

being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault. The family kindly requests that any donations be made to the American Diabetes Association or Shiners Hospital for Children.    (507)334-4481