Emmanuel (Manny) DahlsadEmmanuel (Manny) Dahlsad, 87, Moorhead, MN, died Monday, June 3, 2013 from Merkel Cell Cancer, a rare and aggressive skin cancer, under the compassionate care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Emmanuel Ardel Dahlsad, the son of Claus Martin and Evangeline Dahlsad, was born on October 23, 1925, on his parent’s farm near Georgetown MN. He attended country school in the Georgetown area as well as the Northwest School of Agriculture in Crookston MN before entering the US Army in September 1944. He proudly served on the front lines in the Philippines and was part of the first infantry to occupy Japan after WWII. After an honorable discharge in October 1946 he returned to Georgetown.