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MCGG 7/31/1995 circa
Maurice Raymond Dahl
Maurice Raymond Dahl, 78, of Manly, died Saturday (July 29,
1995) at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 1995, at the
Bethel United Methodist Church in Manly, with the Rev. Kathy
Graves, Director of Spiritual Care for Hospice of North Iowa,
officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason
City. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Bride Colonial
Chapel, 110 E. Spring St., and one hour prior to service time on
Tuesday at the church.
Maurice Raymond Dahl was born Dec. 5, 1916 in rural Manly, the
son of George I. Dahl and Bessie (nee) Knowles Dahl. He attended
and received his education in the Manly School System, graduating
from Manly High School. After completing his formal education he
helped his family on the family farm.
He was united in marriage to Floy Isabelle Moretz on Jan. 4, 1942
in Manly. She preceded him in death on Nov. 8, 1988. From 1956
until 1962, they owned and operated the M & F Drive-Inn
Restaurant in Manly. Maurice was also a heavy equipment operator
for several years for various construction companies until his
retirement in the early 1970s. He enjoyed riding his
motorcycles, traveling, hunting, fishing, gardening, working with
his hands, and in his younger years he loved to fly his airplane.
He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Manly.
Survivors include one daughter, Deanne (Dahl) Bork and her
husband, Al, of Manly; one son, Stephen Dahl and his wife, Paula,
of New Hampton; six grandchildren, Denise Buckley of Mason City,
Dawn Jackson of Waterloo, Darren Buckley of Mason City, Dana
Hrubetz of Manly, Christopher Dahl of New Hampton, and Jaydon
Dahl of New Hampton; four great-grandchildren, Danielle Hrubetz,
Kendall and Kasey Jackson, and Jadda Buckley; one brother,
Wallace Dahl and his wife, Doris, of Manly; one sister-in-law,
(Mrs. Philip) Edna Dahl of Manly; two brothers-in-law, Lyle
Pfantz of Waterloo and Leonard Dietrich of Manly; one aunt, Alma
(Backhaus) Orpen, Manly; as well as other relatives and friends.
Besides his wife, he was also preceded in death by his parents;
and one brother, Philip Dahl.