Skatrud, Rev. Dale W.Dale, age 82, of Edina, MN, passed away peacefully on October, 9, 2012, after a long and valiant struggle with Parkinson's disease. Born May 11, 1930 in Manitowoc, WI to Orrin and Mildred Skatrud, the second of five boys. He graduated from Valders High School, Luther College, and Luther Seminary with a Masters in Divinity.
He served as an ALC and ELCA parish pastor in Harlowton and Libby, MT and Casper, WY. While serving as parish pastor, he was elected to the governing board of the Division for Service and Mission in America, the American missions board of the ALC, and on the Board of Regents of Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD.