|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1872, Sweden|
|Death: ||May 29, 1957|
Funeral Services Held Sunday For John A. Dahl
John A. Dahl, 85, resident of Gibbon for many years, died Wednesday morning, May 29, in the Sleepy Eye Municipal Hospital. Mr. Dahl had been a patient at the hospital in Sleepy Eye one day. Prior to that he had been at Renfair Rest Home in Fairfax for three weeks.
John enjoyed excellent health throughout his long life. His first trip to a hospital was in March of this year. He became ill while visiting his sons, Arnold and LeRoy in Minneapolis, and was hospitalized at the University of Minnesota hospitals for three weeks. He recovered from the siege and spent another month in Minneapolis when he was again stricken and returned to University hospitals where he spent three weeks before being transferred to Renfair Rest Home in Fairfax.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon. Services were at Hinterberg and Westby funeral chapel in Gibbon at 2:00 p.m. followed by services in the Clean Lake Baptist church with Pastor Chisholm officiating. During the services Ralph and Kenneth Anderson sang. Pall bearers were Lawerence and Lyle Dahl, Raymond Melquist, Harold Nordlund, Wallen Jacobson and Clarence Landquist. Burial was in the Baptist cemetery.
Deceased, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Dahl, was born Jan. 20, 1872, in Sweden and came to America with his parents in 1889. They resided in Belgrade several years and then moved to rural Gibbon.
Dahl married Ida Nelson in Gibbon, and they resided in rural Gibbon for a number of years, and then moved to the village. Mrs. Dahl died May 9, 1944.
Six sons survive: Lawrence, St. Peter; William, Gaylord; Herbert, Gibbon; LeRoy, Minneapolis; Raymond, Gibbon and Arnold, Minneapolis. There are 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
One brother, the Rev. Edwin Dahl, East Douglas, Mass., also survives.
The Gibbon Gazette
Ida Mathilda Nelson Dahl (1880 - 1944)
Herbert Wallace Dahl (1905 - 1983)*
LeRoy Edwin Dahl (1908 - 1992)*
Raymond Lester Dahl (1911 - 1997)*
Clear Lake Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Steve Carlson
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
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