Daniel A. Isaacson, 67

Daniel A. Isaacson, age 67, of Burnsville, formerly of Dassel, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, surrounded by his loyal partner, Orville Gehrke; and his loving family and many friends, at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester.

A funeral service will take place Monday, April 21 at Christus Victor Church, 7510 Palomino Dr. Apple Valley, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Dassel.

There was also visitation Sunday, April 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the White Funeral Home in Burnsville. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred. Condolences may be made at: www.whitefuneralhomes.com

Daniel graduated from Dassel High School in 1965, and Gustavus Adolphus College in 1969. After graduation, he taught fourth grade at Southview Elementary in Apple Valley for 29 years.

After his retirement from teaching. Daniel went to work for Nordstrom’s.

He had a passion for learning, gardening, volunteering, playing cards, and most of all, helping people. He was very active in his church community, and enjoyed traveling throughout the world. He also enjoyed spending time and supporting his family and friends.

Daniel was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Mabel Isaacson.

He is survived by his partner of 18 years, Orville Gehrke; and Orville’s three adult children and their spouses; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many other loving relatives and many friends.

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