Dallas “Dally” Madison, a lifelong resident of Pine City, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Lakeside Health & Rehab at the age of 88.
Dallas Ever Madison was born May 18, 1931, to Ever and Florence (Mills) Madison in Pine City.
Dallas married Alyce Mae Johnson, his high school sweetheart, on Feb. 9, 1952. They lived and worked on the family farm east of Pine City and had been married for 58 years when Alyce Mae passed away in 2010.
Dallas served in the Army National Guard for ten years while farming and raising his family. After his service in the Guard, he worked for Gresser Construction in the Twin Cities as a 49’er while continuing to farm. Those who knew Dallas knew of his proclivity for whistling. His squad members dubbed him “the Whistler.”
Dallas is survived by his children Mark (Laurie) Madison of Pine City, Brad (Michelle) Madison of Spokane, Washington, Pam (John) Thiry and Paul (Lindsay) Madison, all of Boise, Idaho; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother Dean (Margaret) Madison of Pine City; special friend and companion Lorraine Thompson of Willow River; many other relatives and friends.
Dallas is preceded in death by his parents Ever and Florence Madison; wife Alyce Mae Madison; brother Merlin (Myrna) Madison; sister June (Merlyn) Howard.
Pastor Alvin Luedke officiated at funeral services for Dallas Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Pine City. The interment took place in Birchwood Cemetery, Pine City.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to: Funeral and Cremation Service – Swanson Chapel of Pine City. www.FuneralAndCremationService.com