Jack Harold Dahl, age 85, of Mound, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016, at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice House in Chaska.
He was born Sept. 12, 1930, in St. Paul, the son of Albert and Freda (Flink) Dahl. Jack was baptized and confirmed at Minnetrista Baptist Church in St. Bonifacius.
He was united in marriage to Arlene H. Bruhn Dec. 7, 1963, at Minnetrista Baptist Church in St. Bonifacius.
Jack was a photographer and a proud veteran of the United States Navy.
He was the owner of a hardware store in St. Bonifacius, and also owned his own furnace and duct cleaning business.
An avid fisherman, Jack also enjoyed cutting wood, playing cards, lifting weights, cutting grass, and blowing snow.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Freda Dahl; son-in-law John Ketcher; sister-in-law Marilyn Dahl; father-in-law and mother-in-law Harry and Esther (Thurk) Bruhn; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Bernice Bruhn, Vernon and Gladys Johnson, LeRoy Bruhn, Lyle and Gladys Bruhn, Marlin and Elaine Johnson, Wesley Bruhn, Warren and Evelyn Gregg, and Donald and Bettyann Danielowski.
Jack is survived by his loving family: wife Arlene; daughter YoVonne Ketcher and friend Brian Donahue of Cold Spring; son and daughter-in-law Dale and Stephanie Dahl of Lester Prairie; grandsons Blake Dahl and Brady Dahl; brother Bob Dahl of Buffalo; sisters-in-law Phyllis Bruhn of St. Bonifacius, and DeDe Bruhn of Montrose; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services took place Thursday, March 17 at 11 a.m. at Minnetrista Baptist Church in St. Bonifacius; with the Rev. John McNabb officiating. Interment was at Minnetrista Baptist Cemetery.
Visitation was Wednesday March 16 from 4 to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.; and continued Thursday one hour prior to the service, all at the church.
Casket bearers were Blake Dahl, Brady Dahl, Steve Johnson, Donald Johnson, Gary Gregg, Ken Johnson, Ron Johnson, Clayton Johnson, Bradley Dahl, and Spencer Dahl.
Michael Bruhn, Edward Bruhn, and David Bruhn were honorary casket bearers.
Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.