March 19, 1939 ~ November 26, 2014
Dennis Fatland, age 75 died Wednesday November 26, at his home. He was born March 19, 1939 to Daniel and Norma (Peterson) Fatland in Walcott, ND. He attended school in Walcott, graduating from Walcott High School in 1957. He was a member of Walcott Lutheran Church.
Dennis was drafted into the Army June of 1962. He served 13 months in Korea and was discharged in June of 1964. He worked for American Crystal Sugar and also served as a gravedigger for many years.
Dennis was an avid Yankee fan going back to Mickey Mantle and Joe Dimagio. Dennis loved playing baseball and played for the Walcott Independent baseball team for many years. Dennis met Cindy Erickson his very best friend in 1994 and lived together until present. He enjoyed telling stories and playing pranks on people. Dennis loved his cats and had a gift for training any animal to be a pet.
Dennis is survived by his 2 brothers Dean (Sylvia) Fargo, Darlan (Mary) Walcott, sister; Darlene (Arnold) Hanson, Pueblo, CO. Special friend Cindy Erickson and children Micah and Mikaela Erickson and her two children, Lillian and Arthur, and many special nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers; Donald, Duane and Darwin and niece Jan Fatland.