Dale HewsonDale Hewson, 84, Dickinson, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at his home. Dale’s funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Monday, August 19, 2013 at St. John Lutheran Church, Dickinson, with Rev. Lisa Lewton and Rev. Cal Oraw officiating. Interment will follow at the Medora Cemetery, Medora. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., with the family present to greet friends at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson, and will continue on Monday at the church from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Donovan Dale Hewson was born July 17, 1929 at Dickinson, the son of Gilbert and Ruth (Liden) Hewson. He was raised and educated in Dickinson, graduating from Dickinson High School, and then attended Dickinson State Teachers College for two years. In addition to his family farm duties, during his time in high school and college he played in several dance bands and worked construction during the summers. Dale went on to earn a degree from North Dakota Agricultural College in Fargo in 1953.