Dale D. Karels, age 68 of Buffalo, formerly of Delano, passed away Friday, October 14, 2011, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at 11:00 AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo with interment at St. Mark Lutheran Cemetery in New Germany. Visitation will be at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia on Monday from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Further visitation will be at the church on Tuesday one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.