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    Dale Koskinen, 1970-2019

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    Dale Lee Roy Koskinen, 48, of Phoenix, went to be with our Lord on March 30, 2019.

    Dale was born Dec. 21, 1970 in Montrose, Colorado. His early childhood was spent in Telluride, Colorado.

    In 1976 his family moved to Moab, Utah, where he spent his school years. He was involved in several sports and was in the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. In 1982 his family moved to Avondale, Arizona.

    He graduated from Aqua Fria High School in 1989. He met the love of his life, Carrie Marquardt, in 1991 and they married. Dale had a love for the great outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He had a heart of gold and his love was unconditional.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Jerald Koskinen, and his grandparents, Dick (Betty) Koskinen, Cecil Landes and Joe Bagwell.

    Dale is survived by his loving wife, Carrie; mother, Donna Koskinen; brother, Jerry Koskinen Jr.; and grandmother, Maxine Landes, as well as many extended family members.

    Dale was an amazing man and he will be missed and never forgotten!

    A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at the New Foundation Church, 122 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, Arizona.

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