THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Bernard A. Dahlin
Issue Date: October 3, 2012
Bernard A. Dutch Dahlin, 93, of Green Bay passed away on Monday, Sept. 24 at nursing home there with his family by his side.
Born on Sept. 2, 1919 in Green Bay to the late Albert and Martha (Beyer) Dahlin, he graduated from Green Bay West High School. On Aug. 10, 1940 he married Edestein Jantz and they enjoyed a marriage over 72 years.
He was employed at Fort Howard Paper Company for 44 years, then spent nine years as a consultant for Fort Howard. He served in the United States Army during World War II.
The couple enjoyed traveling around the world and spent many winters in Marco Island, Fla. He took pride in his yard and cultivated many beautiful flower gardens but his greatest pride was in his family.
Survivors besides his wife, Edestein are three sons and daughters-in-law, Bernie (Alyce) and David (Jacque), both of Green Bay and Gene (Carol) of Minneapolis, Minn.; 10 grandchildren; a sister, Marguerite Peters of Abrams; three sisters-in-law, June Rifleman, Joanne (Roger) Van Calster and Ellyn (Andy) Maecki, all of Green Bay and cousins who survive are Ruth Erickson of Marinette, Eileen Polzin and Judy Dohl of Peshtigo, George Oakeson of Oshkosh, John Oakeson of Waunakee and Ellan Tagge of Green Bay.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Bohl Lardinois; brothers-in-law, Elmer Dohl, Carl Lardinois, Richard Rifleman and Arnold Peters and sister-in-law, Joyce (Al) Borremans.
Visitation was on Monday, Oct. 1 at Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and continued on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at Grace Lutheran Church, 321 S. Madison from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Rev. Julie Wrubbel-Lange officiated and burial was at Fort Howard Memorial Park. A memorial fund has been established.