HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                    Monday, January 10, 2000

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JOHN A. (JACK) DAHLIN

  John A. "Jack" Dahlin, 63, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, of a apparent heart attack.

  Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Lutheran Church with the Rev. Walt Kirkegaard officiating. Burial with Veterans Honors will follow at 1130 at the Dahlin Ranch.

  Dahlin was born Aug. 11, 1936, in Havre, to Edward and Marie (Kohanek) Dahlin. He attended rural school and Havre High School. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and obtained the rank of corporal upon his honorable discharge in 1961.

  On July 3, 1858, he married Yvonne Gould in Havre. He worked at various jobs in the community. In 1960, the couple established a farm and ranch southwest of Havre.

  He was awarded Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year in 1971, by the Jaycees. He helped organize the Bear Paw Volunteer fire department serving as a trustee and secretary-treasurer for more than 20 years. He served on the Hill County Park Board and The Farmers Home Administration Board. He recently was honored for 20 continuous years of qualified service establishing Bear Par Volunteer Fire Department's 600 Club. He was also life member of the Eagles Club.

  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, raising his cattle and crops, and the country lifestyle. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing for country dances and family gatherings.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, DeForest Bergvall, Dick Bergvall and Pat Dahlin.

  Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Dahlin of Havre; sons, Buck Dahlin, Derek Dahlin, Dusty Dahlin and Wyatt Dahlin, all of Havre; a daughter, Connie Dahlin od Dickenson, N.D.; a brother, Dave Dahlin of Cat Creek; sisters, June Skillman of Havre, Lois Manson of Mountlake Terrace, Wash., and Sandi Heilman of Santa Clara, Calif.; a granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

  Memorials may be made to the Bear Paw Volunteer Fire Department or the donor's choice.

  Services and arrangements are under the direction of Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.

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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                               Tuesday, January 11, 2000

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JOHN A. (JACK) DAHLIN

  HAVRE - Former Bear Paw Volunteer Fire Department trustee John A. "Jack" Dahlin, 63, died Saturday, of a apparent heart attack a local hospital.

  Funeral services is 10 a.m. Wednesday in First Lutheran Church. Burial with Veteran Honors  follows at 1130 a.m. at the Dahlin Ranch. Memorials are suggested to the Bear Paw Volunteer Fire Department.

  He was born Aug. 11, 1936, in Havre, attended rural school and graduated from Havre High School.

  He was a corporal Marines and was honorably discharged in 1961.

  He married Yvonne Gould on July 3, 1858, in Havre.

  He worked at various jobs in the community until establishing a farm and ranch operation southwest of Havre in 1960.

  He helped organize the Bear Paw Volunteer Fire Department, served as trustee and secretary-treasurer for more than 20 years, and was recently honored for that service. He was on the Hill County Park Board and The Farmers Home Administration Board. Dahlin was also longtime member of the Eagles Club.

  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, raising his cattle and crops, and the country lifestyle. He played guitar and sang for country dances and family gatherings.

  Survivors include his wife of Havre; four sons, Buck Dahlin, Derek Dahlin, Dusty Dahlin and Wyatt Dahlin, all of Havre; a daughter, Connie Dahlin of Dickenson, N.D.; a brother, Dave Dahlin of Cat Creek; three sisters, June Skillman of Havre, Lois Manson of Mountlake Terrace, Wash., and Sandi Heilman of Santa Clara, Calif.; and one grandchild.

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FUNERAL SERVICES

 

In Loving memory of John August Dahlin

 

Date of Birth - Tuesday, August 11, 1936

 

Date of death - Saturday, January 8, 2000, Havre, Montana

 

Funeral Service - First Lutheran Church, Havre, Montana,

                  Wednesday January 12,2000  10 a.m.

 

Officiating - Pastor Walt Kirkegaard

 

Accompanist - Mary Stevens

 

Special Music by - Jim Faber and Wade Bickford

 

Eulogist - Sandi Heilman and Lynn Jurenka

 

Ushers - Tim Herron and Harold Powell

 

Burial - Dahlin Ranch

 

Arrangements - Holland & Bonine Funeral Home, Havre, Montana

 

Pallbears - Don Anderson, John Erhard, Giles Majerus, Bernie Golie,

            Scott Strauser, Charlie Manuel

 

Honorary Pallbearers - Bill Welch, Howard Earl, Granville Skillman,

                       Roland Gould, Benton Gould, Paul Chagnon,

                       Sam Gettle, Ken Mason, Jim Faber

 

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THE SENTINEL                                      Wednesday, January 19, 2000

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JOHN A. (JACK) DAHLIN

  John A. "Jack" Dahlin, 63, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, of a apparent heart attack.

  Dahlin was born Aug. 11, 1936, in Havre, to Edward and Marie (Kohanek) Dahlin. He attended rural school and Havre High School. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and obtained the rank of corporal upon his honorable discharge in 1961.

  On July 3, 1858, he married Yvonne Gould in Havre. He worked at various jobs in the community. In 1960, the couple established a farm and ranch southwest of Havre.

  He was awarded Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year in 1971, by the Jaycees. He helped organize the Bear Paw Volunteer fire department serving as a trustee and secretary-treasurer for more than 20 years. He served on the Hill County Park Board and The Farmers Home Administration Board. He recently was honored for 20 continuous years of qualified service establishing Bear Par Volunteer Fire Department's 600 Club. He was also life member of the Eagles Club.

  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, raising his cattle and crops, and the country lifestyle. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing for country dances and family gatherings.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, DeForest Bergvall, Dick Bergvall and Pat Dahlin.

  Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Dahlin of Havre; sons, Buck Dahlin, Derek Dahlin, Dusty Dahlin and Wyatt Dahlin, all of Havre; a daughter, Connie Dahlin od Dickenson, N.D.; a brother, Dave Dahlin of Cat Creek; sisters, June Skillman of Havre, Lois Manson of Mountlake Terrace, Wash., and Sandi Heilman of Santa Clara, Calif.; a granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

  Memorials may be made to the Bear Paw Volunteer Fire Department or the donor's choice.

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