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Dayton Leonard Carter Rossetti, age 26, of Minneapolis, formerly of Ronan, Montana, passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in Maple Grove.
A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Lind Family Funeral Home in Alexandria.
A visitation will take place 3-5 p.m., Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Lind Family Funeral Home in Alexandria and will continue one hour prior to the service.
Dayton Leonard was born on May 6, 1993, to Jennifer Carter and Ronald Rossetti in Buffalo, Minnesota. He was baptized at Waverly Lake in 1999. He attended Osseo Elementary School for nine years until moving to Ronan, Montana where he graduated in 2012. Following his education, Dayton worked as a firefighter with the fire department for a year. He started his construction career in roofing while in Ronan and moved to North Dakota at the age of 21 years to work in the oil fields. After three years in North Dakota, Dayton moved to Minneapolis where he continued working construction. Dayton had a heart of gold that always wanted others around him to smile, laugh and feel included. He was a charismatic and optimistic young man with a contagious and loving attitude. Dayton was very artistic and had a love of nature and the outdoors, especially hunting and hiking. He had a great sense of adventure and was always up for the thrill of new things, traveling and exploring. He especially loved all his nieces, nephews, cousins, family and close friends that he considered family.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Dennis Carter and Danny Lagergren; great-grandmother, Elizabeth Carter; and great-uncle, Richard Carter.
Dayton is survived by his mother, Jennifer (Kristopher Kriske) Carter of Sacramento, California; father, Ronald Rossetti of St. Cloud; grandmother, Jeanette “Babe” Lagergren of Alexandria; sisters, Katie (David) Carr, Annette Marshall, Brittany (Kyle) Saunders and Nicole Rossetti; brothers, Joey Kriske and Zachary (Shauna) Kriske; nephews, Hayden and Everett Carr, Jaxton Marshall, Gavin Kriske, Dominic and Maverick Saunders, Seth Hagedorn, Avery, Dominic and Camden Batton; niece, Lauryn Carr; uncles, Mike (Debbie) Carter, Steve (Neeki) Carter and Steven Rossetti; aunts, Barbara Hiehle and Joan Kauppi; cousins, Devan, Madison, Benjamin, Carter, Elizabeth, Kameron, Kiana, Gavin, Dominic, Maverick and numerous other cousins; along with other relatives and a host of friends.
Pallbearers are Carter Hiehle, Benjamin Hiehle, Devan Carter, David Carr, Zachary Kriske, Joey Kriske and Seth Hagedorn.