|6/26/2018 10:39:00 AM|
Harvey A. Dahl
Harvey A. Dahl, 79, of South Haven died Saturday, June 23, 2018, at home with family at his side.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Annandale with Rev. David Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Grace Lutheran Cemetery in rural South Haven. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, both at the church.
Harvey is survived by his daughters, Bonnie Hokkala (Jim Hicks) of Queen Creek, Arizona, Connie (Todd) Bishir of South Haven, Candy (Jeff) Nyren of South Haven and Kelly Dahl of Kimball; grandchildren, Amy, Sara, Mike, Jimmy, Ashley, Tasha, Parker, Justin and Josh; 11 great-grandchildren with one more on the way; and siblings, Harry (Karen) Marsh, Lou Dalton, Donna Marsh, Delores (Jim) Stevens and Marilyn (Melvin) Wellnitz.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilmer Dahl, Nannie Marsh and Fred Marsh; wife, Pat Dahl; and siblings, Evelyn Sparks, Norma Marquette, Richard Dahl and Joan Sheldon.
Harvey Armand Dahl was born Sept. 4, 1938, in French Lake to Wilmer and Nannie (Sandlund) Dahl. His father died when he was a child and Harvey was raised by his mother and his stepfather, Fred Marsh, in Albion Township. Harvey attended a rural one room school house and Maple Lake High School while also helping on the family farm. On Oct. 11, 1958, he was united in marriage to Patricia Thoreson in Northwood, Iowa. He worked at A.H. Bennett Company in Minneapolis for 22 years as the city desk and warehouse manager. In 1977, he began a manufacturing and roofing supply company named H.A. Dahl Company in Maple Lake, retiring in 1992. In retirement, Harvey and Pat wintered in Phoenix and Glendale, Arizona. Harvey enjoyed snowmobiling, camping, playing guitar, singing, gardening, traveling and playing cards.
Urn bearers: Jim Miceli, Parker Nyren, Justin Oberg and Josh Oberg.
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