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3472DMMN - Theodore Leonard Dengerud


Name: Theodore Leonard Dengerud
Case Classification: Missing
Missing Since: April 3, 1982
Location Last Seen: Sunburg, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

Physical Description

Date of Birth: November 8, 1951
Age: 30 yrs old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 195 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Nickname/Alias: Ted, Teddy
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Broken left ankle in 1973; Stocky build


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Last seen on way to pick up wife from relatives residence. Dengerud never arrived. Reportedly stopped by an elderly couple's residence to ask directions.

Vehicle was later found crashed into a small tree in rural Swift County with no signs of Dengerud. The vehicle had been abandonded with no sign of Dengerud. During this vehicle accident Theodore might have sustained injuries, particularly head injuries.

He was married for 3 years and 10 months and has a daughter that was 15 months at time of his disappearance. Dengerud may be suffering from amnesia and may be using a false name. He is a Vietnam veteran. He has relatives in Tallahassee, FL, and in Onamia, MN, and in Cannon Falls, MN. Before his disappearance he worked as a subcontractor.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Kandiyohi County Sheriffs Office
Agency Contact Person: Detective Kent Bauman
Agency Phone Number: 320-214-6700 ext. 3366
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 82003030

NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: 9410

Information Source(s)

Unsolved Mysteries

Admin Notes

Added: 6/9/2007; Last Updated: 6/6/2017

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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