Dennis L. Isaacson, 69

Dennis Linton Isaacson, age 69, of Queen Creek AZ, formerly of Dassel, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, from cancer.

A memorial service will take place Saturday, March 22 at 11 a.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred by the family.

There was also a funeral service Wednesday, March 5 at 11 a.m. at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church in Gilbert, AZ.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary in Mesa, AZ.

Dennis was born Jan. 29, 1945, in Litchfield.

He graduated from Dassel High School in 1963.

Dennis served in the US Army and was stationed in Korea during the Vietnam War.

He married Renee Maikkula in June 1971, with whom he celebrated 42 years of marriage.

For 28 years, Dennis worked at the Dassel Post Office, serving as the postmaster during the last several years of his tenure.

A devoted husband, father, and grandfather, Dennis enjoyed spending time with his family at their cabin on Lake Francis.

He was a leader in the community, serving as a member of the Kingston American Legion, the Dassel Rod and Gun Club, and the DC Baseball Association.

He was a lifelong baseball and basketball fan, especially when he could attend games for his grandchildren.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Renee; children Seth (Sara) of Queen Creek AZ, and Leah (Gaylon) Jorgenson of Mesa AZ; four grandchildren, Sebastian, Solomon, Savanna and Scarlett; his parents, Linton and Evelyn Isaacson of Dassel; brothers Ralph, of White Bear Lake, and Loren (Bonnie), of Mitchell, SD; a sister, Connie (Marland) Meyer of Litchfield; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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