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Stanley Daley

Stanley Daley

Stanley A. Daley, 86, of Bemidji, MN died August 25th, 2014 at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.

Memorial services will be held at St. Bartholomews Episcopal Church on Friday, August 29th, 2014 at 10:30 am with The Rev. Johannas Jordan officiating. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service.

Stan Daley was born on February 2nd, 1928 in Fargo ND. He grew up in Mentor, MN. After graduating from Mentor High School in 1946 he enlisted in the Army. After serving two years in the service he attended Moorhead State University graduating with a biology degree in 1952. He was employed with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as a Fisheries Biologist from 1954-1987. The last 12 years he served as the Regional Fisheries Manager in Bemidji.

On November 7, 1955, he married Ann Buhn in El Segundo, CA. Stans career began in Glenwood, MN. He and Ann then moved to Red Wing where their children were born. They moved to St. Paul in 1963 and in 1976 moved to Bemidji. He retired in 1987.

Stan and Ann enjoyed traveling around the world. One of their favorite trips was hiking up the North Shore. They loved spending time with their grandchildren and even being able to babysit their great grandson, Jadon.

He is survived by his wife - Ann Daley

Brother - Eugene (Kay) Daley

Daughter - Laurie (David) Nielsen

Son - Kevin (Nancy) Daley

Brother-in-laws - Philip Buhn, Jack (Claire) Buhn, and Steve Buhn

Grandchildren - Grant (Sarah) Nielsen, Anna Hamilton, and Emma Nielsen

Great grandchildren - Brooklyn, Bailee and Jadon

Special nieces - Catherine and Elizabeth Buhn

Stan will be remembered as a quiet man. His laid back demeanor made you think he wasnt listening. Wrong. He knew exactly what was said. His favorite summer activity was gardening. He had a knack for creating calm, natural spaces. He never used gloves because he liked to feel the earth in his bare hands. Stan continued to lovingly care for his yard up until three weeks before his death. We will always remember him for his wisdom, his gentle nature and witty sense of humor.

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