Patricia Faye Dahl, age 85, of Manchester, IA, formerly of Turtle Lake and Blair, died on
Sunday, August 27, 2023 after a short stay at the Grand View Care Center in Blair.
Patricia was born on September 2, 1937 in Holmen to Orrin and Marjorie (Olson) Olson. She
married David Dahl on January 12, 1957.
Patricia was a homemaker, but also worked for the Blair School District as a teacher’s aide.
She also taught Sunday School at the Zion Lutheran Church.
Patricia was an avid trapshooter and golfer with two holes in one among her achievements.
She and David loaded their own shotgun shells and Pat took the canvas shot bags and
fashioned her own vest and shorts. As a talented seamstress, she also designed and sewed
cheerleading outfits for granddaughter’s squad of twelve.
Pat and David wintered in Texas and often invited family to enjoy time with on South Padre
Island and Progresso. Mexico. She served coffee and treats to their Texas friends and
neighbors on a regular basis. Pat and David also enjoyed polka music and dancing.
Patricia is survived by her husband, David; a son, Bruce Dahl of Berlin; two daughters, Sandra
Thomley of Blair and Connie (fiancé, Rick Winegar) Schullo of Birchwood; six grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, a sister, Greta Johnson of Blair and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by an infant son, Jeffrey Tyler and
two sisters, Rheta Stone and Lois Roy.
Graveside services and burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Blair on Saturday,
September 23, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.
A luncheon and time of fellowship will follow in the Preston Town Hall in Blair until 4:00 p.m.
Patricia’s family requests that no cards be sent. If you would like to honor Patricia, please
make a donation to the charity of your choice.

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