Longtime northeast South Dakota sheriff dies

May 21, 2020

BRITTON, S.D.–A longtime sheriff in South Dakota’s Marshall County has died.

Dale Elsen died Tuesday at the Marshall County Healthcare Center in Britton. He was 64.

Elsen served more than forty years in law enforcement in Marshall County.

A final patrol for Elsen will leave the Marshall County Courthouse at 3:00 P.M. Friday, traveling through Kidder, Veblen, Lake City, Eden and Langford before returning to Britton.

The Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home of Aberdeen is handling arrangements.