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Marvin E. "Bud" Dahl 1929-1994


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 11/17/2011 at 00:52:00

Marvin”Bud” Dahl
Spirit Lake – Services for Marvin E. “Bud” Dahl, 64, of Spirit Lake will be held on Tuesday, January 25 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with Father Al Reicks officiating the Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery with military grave-side services by American Legion Post 91 and VFW Post 3388 of Estherville.

Friends may call at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home in Estherville between 4 and 8 p.m. Monday. There will be a Legion of Mary Rosary at 4 p.m. on Monday, followed by a Parish Vigil service, presented by Father Albert O. Grendler at 7 p.m. Monday. He died on Saturday, January 22 at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

He was born on September 5, 1929 in Dolliver, the son of Raymond and Evelyn (Fletcher) Dahl. He attended the country schools in Emmet County. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Bueltel on September 7, 1951 at Spirit Lake.

He served in the army from 1946-1949 in Germany and Austria. After their marriage the couple moved to Kansas where he worked as a heavy machine operator on road construction crews. In 1960, the family moved back to Estherville and opened the Casa Loma Restaurant which they operated until 1987. They converted the Casa Loma into the B&B Liquor Store which they ran until 1991 when he retired.

Bud was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the VFW and a member of the Elk’s Lodge.

Survivors include: his wife, Bonnie Dahl, Spirit Lake; six daughters, Carolyn Vogel, Westminster, Colo., Colleen Tuttle, Estherville, Debbie Summa, Ramsey, N.J., Barbara Smith, Colorado Springs, Colo., Anita Rouse, Mahwah, N.J., and Janet Neppl, Milford; one son, Steve Dahl, Apple Valley, Minn.; 14 grandchildren; four brothers, Don Dahl, Blue Springs, Mo., Eldon Dahl, Magnolia, Richard “Red” Dahl, Estherville and Dale Dahl, Ashby, Minn.; and two sisters, Vivian Petersen, Estherville and Elaine Anderson, Laurens.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one granddaughter. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, January 24, 1994)


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