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Alton L. Dahl April 25, 1925 - July 7, 2008

DAWSON -- Alton L. Dahl, 83, of rural Dawson died Monday at the VA hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

A private family service will be held.

Public visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Hanson and Dahl Funeral Home in Dawson.

He was born April 25, 1925, in Cerro Gordo Township, Lac qui Parle County, to John and Mavourneen (Holtan) Dahl. He attended country school and graduated in 1943 from Appleton High School. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II. Then he farmed until his retirement.

He is survived by a son: Keith Dahl of Granite Falls (and fiancée, Karen Wieber); and a brother: Eugene (and Elaine) Dahl of rural Dawson.

He was preceded in death by a daughter: Kathy Dahl on Sept. 12.