Obit: Dahlberg, Florence Catherine (1927 - 2008)

Poster: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Berreth, Beyl, D'Amato, Dahlberg, Helbig, Hein, Heiser, Hibscher, Hillner, Klotz, Madill, Muenchow, Ruff, Willger


----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., WI) Thursday, July 24, 2008, Online Edition


Dahlberg, Florence Catherine (May 6, 1927 - July 19, 2008)


Florence Catherine Dahlberg, 81, Medford, died Saturday, July 19 at the Golden LivingCenter in Rib Lake, while under the care of Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.


Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 23 at Dallmann-Kniewel Funeral Home in Rib Lake, with Father Gerard Willger officiating. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery in Ogema.


Pallbearers were Adam Berreth, Chase Hein, Dominic Muenchow, Joshua Muenchow, Logan Muenchow, William Madill and Zachary D'Amato.


The former Florence Madill was born May 6, 1927 in Rosefield, Saskatchewan, Canada, to the late Alik and Cecilia (Klotz) Madill.


She attended grade school in Canada. Her family moved to Solesha, Mont., when she was a teenager and she graduated from high school in Montana, then was employed in Billings, Mont.


She then moved to Chicago, Ill. where she attended night school at a business college and worked.


On March 12, 1960 in Chicago, she married Marlin Leonard Dahlberg, who survives. They lived in Chicago, then moved to Tomahawk in 1966 where they purchased a restaurant and named it Mar-Flo Restaurant, which they owned until 1973. They had also owned a farm in Ogema. They then moved to Medford where they purchased a root beer stand and converted it into a diner which they called Miracle Mile Diner, and owned it from 1973 to 1980 when they sold it to the Krug family.


She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and a former member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Westboro. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking.


In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Marlana (Christopher) Helbig of North Fond du Lac; three brothers, William and Carl, both of Billings and Cecil of Great Falls, Mont.; five sisters, Eleanor Ruff, Helen Hillner, Pauline Hibscher and Georgina Heiser all of Billings and Isabell Beyl of Phoenix, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Adam Berreth of Wausau and Tiffany (Jason) Muenchow of Merrill; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Alik Jr. and Al.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her honor may be given to Holy Rosary Catholic Church.


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