Dale C. Hegfors, 70, of Ely, dies

Dale C. Hegfors, 70, of Ely, MN lost a courageous four year battle with Melanoma. Dale was a longtime employee of Minnetac and retired as a millwright. Dale had a passion for classic cars and was always ready to lend a helping hand.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Severin and Elaine Hegfors. He is survived by siblings: Claire (Chester) Dryke, Lee (Barb) Hegfors and Carrie (Al) Knuutti; nieces: Danielle Dryke and Kim (Ty) Lerum, and nephew Jeremy Hegfors; several cousins and his really wonderful friends.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Sat., June 23 at First Presbyterian Church, Ely, MN fellowship at 12:30 and following the service. In lieu of flowers please support Jeremy Hegfors as he rides to support MN cancer research in Dale’s honor: https://chainbreakerride.org/rider/1144.