Dallas Solberg

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July 14, 1943
February 3, 2024

Dallas A. Solberg, 80, of Aberdeen, SD, died Saturday, February 3, 2024, at Bethesda Home in Aberdeen.

Dallas A. Solberg was born on July 14th, 1943, to Albert C. And Delores (Dolly) Solberg in Webster, SD. He grew up on a farm near Lily, SD, and graduated from Bristol High School in 1961. While attending Bristol High School he received The Good Citizenship Award, was student body President, Boys State Delegate, and delegate to the National Traffic Council in Kansas City. He was one of two delegates from South Dakota. He also participated in band, chorus, basketball, and baseball where the team placed third in the 1960 South Dakota Junior Legion Tournament. He attended college at Northern State College and received a Batchlor of Science and Master of Education degree.

On August 7th, 1965, Dallas married Joan Henrichsen at Butler Lutheran Church. Dallas taught 2 years at Wessington Springs and 13 years at Aberdeen Central High School where he was also chairman of the business department. Later, Dallas was a loan officer for farm credit for 25 years.

Dallas loved sports, especially Minnesota Twins. and the Cleveland Browns-in his early years he would often listen to them on a transistor radio. He ran the clock for Central and Northern football, wrestling, and basketball games. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and cherished time with family and attending grandchildren’s activities. Dallas was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, a past member and president of the Lions Club, and a member of the Whitetail Bowman’s Club. A couple of his favorite treats were ice cream and chocolate milk. His calm, kind, and gentle personality will be missed.

Grateful for having shared Dallas’ life are his wife, Joan, children: Scott (Connie) Solberg, Renee Schnabel, and Angie (Pat) Schock; grandchildren: Sean (Michelle) Solberg, Chandra (Jordan) Punt, Brittany (Hayden) Bryant, Reagan Schnabel, Kennedy Schnabel, Baron Schock, and Gannon Schock; and great-grandchildren: Brielle, Madison, Hudson, Renner, Brecken, and Aspen; siblings: Dianne (Paul) Ager, Alan Solberg, Bette (Jim) Zenk; brothers-in-law, John (Cathy) Henrichsen and Bill Henrichsen; and honorary grandson, Devin Schnaidt.

Preceding Dallas in death are his parents, Albert and Delores Solberg; grandson, Bennett Schock; and several nieces, nephews, and in-laws.