Thursday, December 30, 2010

Obituary - Margaret Dahl

Margaret Naomi Nornes Dahl was born Decmber 28, 1916 in Shelly to Carl and Grace Nornes. She graduated from St. Lukes School of Nursing, Fargo, ND, in 1935. She married Obert Dahl in 1937 who passed away in 1989. She worked for Dr. Magness at the Dakota Clinic for 15 years.

Following her nursing career, Margaret was the director for the Arthritis Foundation. She also devoted many years to the Merit Care Auxiliary, serving on the Board. She was a volunteer until the age of 90 with over 8900 hours of service.

A wonderful mother, grandma, and friend, she was especially close to her granddaughters Erica and Jeana, and was cared for and loved by her daughter-in-law Rachel. Margaret spent her last years at the Pioneer House and the Elim Nursing Home.

Margaret is survived by sons John (Rachel) Dahl, Fargo; and Jim (Shelia) Dahl, Kerrville, TX; brother Jack Nornes, Owatonna; Dixie Dahl, San Diego, and grandchildren Jeff and Deanne Dahl, San Diego; Erica (Brian) Kaldenberg, Iowa City; and Jeana Dahl, Mpls.

Services were held Dec. 23.

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