Obit: Dahl, Erlin A. #2 (1931 - 2015)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Dahl, Garbisch, Keuer, Walter, Luchterhand, Hahn, Piskow, Tischeafer,
Brown, Schultz, Rakovec, Baumann, Greenway, Helm, Schoessow
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/24/2015
Dahl, Erlin A. (11 June 1931 - 19 June 2015)
Erlin A. Dahl, 84, Granton, died unexpectedly Friday, June 19, 2015, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.
Erlin was born June 11, 1931, in the Town of York, Clark County, to Ferdinand and Frieda (Garbisch) Dahl. He attended Merryvale School through the eighth grade. He began farming at the age of 14. He also worked road construction for a few years in Illinois and California before returning to Granton to resume farming until the time of his death. Erlin was very active in his community, serving as chairman for the Town of York, supervisor for Clark County, director of Clark County Farm Bureau, member of Granton FFA Alumni, member of Zion Lutheran Church and Church Council president, along with being involved with many other organizations throughout his life. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing cards with the neighbors Thursdays and shaking dice at Tommy’s Hilltop.
Aug. 4, 1951, Erlin was united in marriage to Irene Keuer. They were married for 63 years. He will be remembered as a loving husband and father who loved family gatherings.
He is survived by his wife, Irene; children, Judith (Eugene) Walter of Granton, Gary (Marjorie) Dahl of Granton, William (Sue) Dahl of Coloma, Nancy (Michael) Luchterhand of Loyal and Patricia (Douglas) Hahn of Spencer; grandchildren, James (Caroline) Walter, Mark (Kim) Walter, Robert (Joely) Walter, Timothy (Janell) Walter, Sandra Walter) Piskow, Shana (Rick) Tischeafer, Lori (David) Brown, Bryan Dahl, Michelle (Scott) Schultz, Kurt (Jesse Rakovec) Dahl, Jason (Lori Baumann( Dahl, Craig (Heather) Dahl, Matt (Marie Greenway) Luchterhand and Chad Hahn; 27 great-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers: Byrl (Sonja) Dahl of Chili and Arthur (Perry) Dahl of Drain, OR.
Erlin was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Daniel Walter.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Granton with visitation one hour prior to the service. (Visitation was also held Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a 7:30 prayer service, at Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville.) Pastor Daniel Schoessow will officiate. Providing music will be Caroline Helm, organist. Interment will be in the Windfall Cemetery in Granton. Casketbearers will be his grandsons.
Online condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Erlin’s family with funeral arrangements.
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