Donald LeRoy "Don" Dahlstrom
Donald L. “Don” Dahlstrom
84, passed away Wednesday, February 11th, surrounded by family. He was born March 18, 1930 in Orion, Illinois, the son of Elmer G. and Gertrude (McBride) Dahlstrom. Growing up in Kansas, Don attended local schools. On October 14, 1950 he married Juanita Chess in the Zion Brethren in Christ Church north of Abilene. All their married life was spent farming in the Talmage community. She preceded him in death January 13, 2015. Don was a member of the Zion Brethren in Christ Church. He enjoyed spending time with his family, music, including playing the banjo, fiddle, harmonica and guitar, fishing with his grandchildren and traveling the United States. Don was also preceded in death by his parents.
Survived by: 3 Daughters Jana (Earl) Shackelford Greenville, MO
Carla Bachman Wamego, KS
Laureen (Dave) Tanking Lindsborg, KS
Son Randy (Patty) Dahlstrom Cordova, AK
Sister Norma Stultz Abilene, KS
Brother Jim (Sharon) Dahlstrom Post Falls, ID
Don had chosen cremation and graveside services. A graveside memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Monday, February 16th, at the Prairiedale Cemetery north of Talmage with Pastor Jay Johnson officiating. The family suggests memorial contributions in his name be made to the Zion Brethren in Christ Church or the Hospice of Dickinson County. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.