Age 82 of Chisago City passed away on December 9, 2017.
Preceded in death by parents, Earnest & Orda; siblings, Ruby & Orly.
Survived by wife of 52 years, Karen; son, Doug; granddaughter, Alyssa; sister, Valoris Buboltz of Buffalo Lake; Many nieces, nephews & cousins.
Lee was born April 2, 1935 in Franklin, MN. He graduated from
Franklin High School in 1953, and joined the army in 1955. He was
stationed at Fort Hood before reporting for duty in Korea. After
Korea, Lee worked in Greenland 1959 to 1960 for two 6 month
stretches. He did iron work outside and inside Thule air force base
and on the Ice Cap. Lee worked as a heavy equipment operator
for Richard Schuh, Barton Sand & Gravel, Dresel Contracting and
others. He retired at 62 years old with many coworkers as friends.
Lee enjoyed the outdoors, and loved to hunt and fish. His favorite
was duck hunting, and he hunted in Minnesota and North Dakota
for years. Lee looked forward to fishing sunnies and crappies in
the spring in School lake, and was unofficially named "Mayor of
School Lake", and he oversaw from his deck all fish caught.
Lee Dahl cherished his wife of 52 years, his family and friends, and
loved watching his granddaughter grow up. He was direct but
unfiltered and honest. Like his favorite actor John Wayne, he told
it like it was. But he always loved to give and take guff, and you
knew he loved you when you got it good.
Who is going to "square us away" now?
A Celebration of Lee's Life 11 AM Saturday, December 16th with visitation beginning one hour prior at Roberts Family Life Celebration Home, 555 SW Centennial Dr., Forest Lake.
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