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Dale Robert Tufte, age 66, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at the Glendalough of Austin. Dale was born April 16, 1957, in Austin, Minnesota, the son of Robert and Margaret (Mertens) Tufte. He was a lifelong Austin resident and was employed with Cedar Valley Services in their Top Flight Program, where he often enjoyed his afternoon break with a can of pop. Dale loved going for walks, shopping, and dipping his toes in a swimming pool. He cherished the friendships he built with his roommates and the staff at Glendalough. Dale also greatly enjoyed the time spent with his niece and nephews.
He is survived by his sister, Gayle (Mark) Patterson of St. Ansgar, Iowa; nephews, Bobby Patterson, John Patterson, Tim Anderson, Daniel (Kristen) Dobson, and Charlie Dobson; niece, Hannah Patterson. Dale was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Patricia Tufte Stanley; and brother-in-law, Joe Stanley.