Friday, October 31st, 2008
LaVonne M. Dahl, 87, 1711 Winston Drive, St. Marys, died at 1:45 p.m. Oct. 29, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born July 2, 1921, in Barron County, Wis., to Ole and Lilly Nelson Lien. On Oct. 12, 1946, she married John Dahl, who died March 8, 1982.
Surviving are a daughter, Vicki (John) Reynolds, St. Marys; and a brother, Clifford Lien, Barron, Wis.
Deceased are her siblings, Ingram Lien, Olga Otto, Arthur Lien, Otis Lien, William Lien, Mable Laffoon, Sally Tulgren and Verna Mulder.
She had worked in a pharmacy in Monterey Park, Calif., and in a war factory during World War II. She was a member and volunteer of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Monterey Park, was active in the school PTA and was a Girl Scout leader. She graduated from a country school in Clear Lake, Wis., in 1939. She attended The Way International in New Knoxville.
Private family services will be held and burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Paris, Ark.
Contributions can be made to The Way International.
Arrangements are being handled by Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.