Interment followed the service at Hope Lutheran Cemetery in Minneota.
They farmed northeast of Granite Falls for 16 years.
The couple then purchased a gas and oil business in Minneota. They added a grocery/convenience store the next year and wre open seven days a week for 23 years. In 1983, they sold their business to their son, Charles, and wife, Linda.
Evelyn and Chester then spent the next 13 summers at a resort near Alexandria. They thoroughly enjoyed following their grandchildren’s sports and school activities.
He is survived by his children; Cathy Rich (Bob Erhardt), of Golden Valley, Ann Dalager (Carol Stomberg) of Cedar, MN, and Charles (Linda) Dalager of Minneota, five grandchildren: Kelly (Al) Smetana of Mankato, Devin (Sarah) McGuire of Burnsville, Michyl (Karen) Dalager of Marshall, Carrie (Doug) Schueller of Sartell, and Brittany Dalager of Des Moines, IA, 11 great grandchildren, siblings Elmer Dalager of Montevideo, Ruth Stevens of Granite Falls and special companion Sammy (the kitty).