Ronald E. Dahl


Ronald E. “Ron” Dahl, age 76 of Hawley, passed away on Oct. 28, 2013, at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Fargo, N.D.

A memorial service was held on Monday, Nov. 4, at Wright Funeral Home in Hawley. Interment was at Hawley Cemetery.

Ronald Edwin Dahl was born in Fargo on May 29, 1937, to parents Carl Edwin “Eddie” Dahl and Ethel (Heimark) Dahl-Lewis. After graduating from high school in 1956 in Detroit Lakes, he served in the U.S. Air Force and continued his education at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Ron then began a lifelong career as a Quality Assurance Engineer in the nuclear, aerospace, electronics and communications industries.

Ron is survived by his daughter, Kristin (Adam) Mead of Woodbury; son, Andrew Dahl of Woodbury; step-son, Charles Chapin of Buffalo; step-daughter, Julianna Cotthaus of Walden, N.Y.; brother, Steve (Marian) Dahl of Minnetonka; and nephews, Darcy (Beth) Dahl of New York City, N.Y., Eric (Kelly) Dahl of Matthews, N.C.; and great nieces and nephews, Lucy, Ed, Jared and Madison.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a veteran’s charity of your choice.

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