Jeanne Louise Dahl

Dahl, Jeanne

Jan. 12, 1910 — March 3, 2013

Jeanne Dahl passed away peacefully at her home in Davis at the age of 103. She was the last survivor of seven siblings born to Joseph and Mary McGinnis.

Jeanne was born on Jan. 12, 1910, in Sweetbriar, N.D. She married Melvin Nergard Dahl in Huff, N.D., on April 15, 1935. She had a successful career in banking as well as raising three also-successful children (retired), William, a CPA and bank founder; Carol, a lawyer and shareholder of a large law firm; and Robert a senior insurance executive. She was active in her churches and communities.

She was preceded in death two years earlier by her husband Melvin Nergard Dahl and her son William Roger Dahl, who passed two weeks before. She is survived by her daughter Carol and Gene Livingston, also of Davis; her son Robert and Valerie Dahl of Indianapolis; and William’s wife Betty Jo Smith Dahl of Sacramento.

She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Those living locally are: Dan and Gloria Leacox and their son Mark; Mike and Lisa Leacox and their children Benjamin, Thomas and Nicholas; Chuck and Cathy Farman and their children Jennifer and Richie; Jeff and Ginger Leacox and their children Kyla and Makena; Monique and Justin Lakin and their son Dash; Nicole and Julien Marguerite; Cynthia Dahl and her daughter Ainsley; Tim and Mary Smith and their son Colin .

Services are set for 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at St. John’s United Church, 432 Cleveland St. in Woodland. Donations can be made to the Sandy hurricane victims through the Red Cross.

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