Henry Dahl Was Retired Rancher
Haines, Muddy Creek Area Resident Dies at 94
Funeral for Henry Dahl 94, 1255 Valley Ave., a longtime Baker and Baker County resident will be conducted at 2 pm Thursday, Feb. 20 at West and Co. Memorial Chapel.
Rev. James Berentson of the First Lutheran Church in Baker will officiate. Interment will follow in the family plot at Haines Cemetery.
Mr. Dahl was born November 28, 1874 at Hammar, Norway the son of Hans and Julianna Siberson Dahl. He immigrated to the United States in 1892 at the age of 18 yrs. and lived with relatives in Hamilton County, Texas where most of his family, 6 brothers and 5 sisters were to arrive. In about 1897 he traveled to California where he worked at construction and lumbering. he came to Oregon in 1905 arriving in Portland for the World’s Fair.
He settled in Haines in 1906 and was married to his wife, Nina Mae Jackson, member of a pioneer family, in 1907. Mrs. Dahl preceded him in death in Sept. of 1967.
He was with the Haines Commercial for a number of years, leaving to farm for himself in 1922 in the Muddy Creek area, until his retirement, and his move to Baker in about 1948 where he lived with his daughter. He passed away early Monday morning at St. Elizabeth Hospital after an extended illness.
He is survived by one son, Martin J. Dahl of Vancouver, Wa., and one daughter, Mrs. Raymond (Julia) Hobbs of Baker; one brother, John Dahl and two sisters, Anne Ammundson and Julia Reesing all of Clifton, Texas; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Dahl was a member of the Lutheran Church and of the Modern Woodsmen of America. Friends may call at the Chapel until noon on Thursday as the casket will not be opened following the service. The family has suggested that friends who wish may contribute to the charity of their choice as a memoriam.
Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, Feb. 20, 1969 page 4
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor