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Dale James Good

Dale James Good, age 42, of Hutchinson, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at Hutchinson Area Health Care in Hutchinson.

Dale was born March 19, 1966, in St. Louis Park, the son of James and Audrey (Haarstick) Good. Dale’s father, James, was a member of the Red Lake Indian Nation in Beltrami County, MN.

Dale was baptized as an infant, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth. He received his elementary education in Cokato, and later received his GED at Ridgewater Community College in Hutchinson. He furthered his education and received his associate degree of applied science in nondestructive testing (NDT).

Dale was united in marriage to Kim Svoboda Sept. 27, 2003, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. They spent their honeymoon in Estes Park, CO. Their marriage was blessed with a son, Jesse, and a daughter, Jordan. Dale and Kim shared five years of marriage.

Dale held employment as a NDT technician for Converteam Electric Machinery in Minneapolis. He also owned and operated a photography business in Hutchinson, Wildside Photography, for the past five years.

He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.

Dale enjoyed deer hunting (bow) and golfing. He loved photography and enjoyed his part-time business. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his family in Merryfield on Lake Edwards in northern Minnesota.

Dale is survived by his wife, Kim Good of Hutchinson; son Jesse Good; daughter Jordan Good; mother Audrey Good of Cokato; sister Wendy Johnson and her husband, Greg, of Cokato; nephews, Nathan and Brandon Johnson; parents-in-law Joe and Dawn Svoboda of Hutchinson; brother-in-law David Svoboda of Hutchinson; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Good; and a brother-in-law, Dennis Svoboda.

A memorial service took place Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. with the Rev. Gerhard Bode officiting. Organist was Paul Otte. Congregational hymns included “Amazing Grace,” “The Old Rugged Cross,” and “Joy To The World.”

Arrangements were by the Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson. Online condolences may be directed to www.hantge.com. Please click on Online Condolences.