Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Theodore Dengerud disappeared while traveling unfamiliar roads near Swift Falls on April 3, 1982. He was on his way to pick up his wife, Denise, from her sisterís house and never arrived. He reportedly stopped by an elderly couples residence to ask directions.
Law enforcement conducted air and ground searches, but only found his vehicle crashed into a small tree in rural Swift County, with a cracked windshield on the passenger side.
Dengerud, a father of a young daughter, had lived in rural New London and was 30 years old at the time of his disappearance. He worked as a subcontractor at the time, and is a Vietnam veteran.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Kandiyohi County Sheriffs Office