A mass of Christian burial for Dale Zaiser of Warroad, MN will be held on Thursday, July 11th at 2 PM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Warroad. Visitation will be on Wednesday evening from 5-7 PM with a 7:00 prayer service at Helgeson Funeral Home in Warroad. Interment will be at the St. Mary's Cemetery.
Dale Frederick Zaiser passed away on July 7, 2013 at the Life Care Medical Center in Roseau at the age of 78.
Dale was born on February 25, 1935 in Red Lake Falls, MN to Gustaf and Germaine (Cadieux) Zaiser. He graduated from Warroad High School in 1953. He served in the U.S. Army from May of 1954 until his honorable discharge in April of 1956. He later graduated from St. Cloud University in June of 1960.
During his summers in college, he worked for the Donal Corporation, owned by his cousin, Allen Huot. After college, he became the office manager for the Donal Corp. from 1960 to 1983. In 1983, he returned to Warroad, MN to become the Warroad City Clerk until his retirement in 1997. Dale was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the American Legion Post 25 of Warroad, and also served on the board of Young Manor. He was instrumental in the Veterans Memorial project in Warroad.
He liked to work in his yard and work crossword puzzles. He will be remembered for his dry sense of humor, and was a conservative, yet generous person.
He is survived by his siblings, James Zaiser of Bowie, MD, Connie Koenig of Warroad and Nancy Lien of Warroad; nieces and nephews, Zane, Pam, Kathy, Joe, Mike, Tom, Roger, Debra, Jack, Greg, Stephen, Susan, Rick and Rebecca; and special cousin, Jack LaCrosse (Gladys).
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert and Gary Zaiser; brother-in-laws, Joseph Koenig and Loren Lien; and sister-in-laws, Thelma and Betty