Dale Cormican

dale cormican
Dale D. Cormican, 77, Mentor, MN formerly Crookston, MN passed away Monday, July 12, 2021 at Essentia Health, Fargo. Dale was born June 16, 1944 in Warren, MN to Laverne and Lillian (Teal) Cormican. He attended school in Euclid, MN and the North West School of Agriculture in Crookston, MN. He married Sandra Stine on August 17, 1962 in Crookston, MN. He worked for the State of Minnesota as a diesel mechanic before going to work at Arctic Cat in their Race Department where he was also a successful snow mobile racer for many years. He operated his own Motorcycle Store, Cormican’s Kawasaki, before starting his own Construction Company. He was a friend to many having created relationships with both young and old. He was a wealth of knowledge on many subjects and could easily think outside of the box. He could always be found tinkering and inventing new equipment. His passion was work and always wanted to be kept busy. In 1996, Sandra and Dale moved to their current home Maple Lake, Mentor, MN. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sandra, Mentor, MN; children, Shawn (Lisa) Cormican, Crookston, MN, Brandon (Stephanie) Cormican, Mentor, MN; brother, Leroy “Skip” (Kathy) Cormican, Battle Ground, WA, sister, Marilyne Cormican, Bemidji, MN; 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Della Montreuil. Celebration of Dale’s Life: 3:00 PM Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Church of Christ, Crookston, MN. Dale's Video Tribute can be viewed below:

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  1. I feel blessed to have had Dale as a friend. He was always there to fix anything I broke or to make something better.

  2. Now I wish I would have never moved away!! I will miss you uncle!! Well now you can watch me work on the crazy stuff I do! Drop down here once in a while and drop me some advice on what I’m doing !!! Love you and miss you

  3. Sandy so sorry to hear about Dale, our prayers are with you and your family.
    Erllene and Wayne Erickson

  4. May you Rest In Peace Dale! You will be missed by many and have left your print on a lot of people’s hearts! May the family find comfort and peace in this difficult timeme!

  5. Very sorry for your loss Sandy and family. Sending you prayers and hugs. Dale will be missed. He was always so helpful to everyone that needed help. May he rest in peace.

  6. Sandy and family. : Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I enjoyed so many visits with Dale. He was a legend and will be missed.

  7. Hey Buddy! Goodbyes are not forever. I sure miss you, but I know we’ll see each other again someday! Miss You!

  8. So sorry to hear about Dale. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family 🙏. He will be very much missed.

  9. My prayers to you Sandy and your family. I always enjoyed bantering with Dale as he was always was quick witted with me. I loved it. Stop by the salon when your in Fargo.

  10. Some people are fortunate to meet people like Dale and build a friendship that will last a lifetime. I am one of those fortunate people. Thank you Dale for allowing me to be a friend. Through the conversations we had, I hope you will know that I am humbled to have know you and your family. God speed my friend!

  11. I don’t know how in the world I missed this notice. Dale and I beat up the trail to the Twin Cities many times . He won it and I followed behind picking up the parts. Spent time together at West Yellowstone,where he set a number of speed records. It is just plain sad that we didn’t keep in touch. Sandy you have Carol and My sympathy and Love.
    Ed and Carol De La Hunt
    Park Rapids

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