Thief River Falls - Denny L. Gilbertson, 57, of Thief River Falls, died on Monday, July 1, 2013 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, N.D.
Funeral services will be held Monday, July 8 at 2 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Service Chapel in Thief River Falls, with Rev. Robert Dahlen officiating. Interment will be held at the Holt Cemetery following the service.
Visitation will be held Sunday, July 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls and also Monday one hour prior to the service.
Denny Lee Gilbertson was born Feb. 28, 1956 at Red Lake Falls, son of the late Lyle and Olga (Nelson) Gilbertson. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith in Holt. He attended school in Holt and also Newfolden High School.
He moved to Williston, N.D., where he worked on the Oil Field for three years. He then moved to Minneapolis, where he worked as maintenance man and other various jobs. Denny moved back to Northwest Minnesota where he continued to live and work at the Turkey plant.
Denny enjoyed hanging out with his buddies, sporting events including the Twins and Vikings and just sitting outside taking in nature. Spending time with his little great-nephew.
Denny is survived by three siblings: Karen (Wallace) Knutson, Kennedy, Delray (special friend Nancy) Gilbertson, Thief River Falls, Cheryl (Barry) Nelson, Newfolden; nieces and nephews, Kelly Burger, Randy Knutson, Shane Gilbertson, Chad (Erica) Nelson, Tara (Jeremy) Nelson and Dawn Gilbertson; great-nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lyle and Olga and brother Tobin.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.