Edna Dahl Obituary

Edna Mae Dahl
Edna M. Dahl
Edna Mae Dahl

December 8, 1910 - June 3, 2007
Born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Edna M. Dahl, 96, passed away Sunday June 3, 2007 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, of which she was a long time member. Visitation will be at the church, prior to the service on Wednesday, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Private burial will be at Resthaven Mausoleum.

Mrs. Dahl was born December 8, 1910 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, the daughter of Clara (Lyon) and Elva Messer. She was a graduate of Washington High School. Edna was awarded The United States Naval Communication Intelligence Organization pin for her service in the US Navy from 1941 to 1945. She had worked at the College and Career Shop at Younkers for several years and on November 9, 1952 was united in marriage to W.T. Dahl, founder of Dahl's Food Stores.

Mrs. Dahl enjoyed painting with oil, watercolor and pastels, caring for her paintings and taking care of their homes. She was also very fond of and enjoyed spending time at the Des Moines Art Center. Mr. and Mrs. Dahl enjoyed their home in Naples, Florida, where they lived five months out of the year. They also enjoyed spending time on their boat at the Lake of the Ozarks. Every afternoon, Edna and W.T. found time to spend together in their kitchen.

She is survived by her sister, Ruth Benell and her husband Don, of Hedrick, Iowa; sister-in-law Fern Messer and many nieces and nephews. Edna was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mr. W.T. Dahl; two brothers, Don Messer and his wife Lois and Les Messer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ.


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Visitation
Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Wednesday, June 6, 2007
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Service
Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Wednesday, June 6, 2007
11:30 AM
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Plymouth Congregational Church
4126 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312