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Edna Bertina Dahlen

Edna Bertina Dahlen, 96—formerly of Dahlen and Grand Forks—died Friday, July 1, 2022, at her home in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Edna was born May 20, 1926, to Alfred and Arlotte Holen on the family farm by Whitman. She attended school in Whitman and graduated High School from Dahlen. Edna married Herbert Dahlen on Oct 23, 1945, in Crookston, Minnesota. They farmed until moving into Dahlen in 1957 where Herbert was Postmaster for 26 years. Together they had seven children.

Edna is survived by five of her children. Janet Stock, Kennewick, WA; Mary (Richard) Kavli, Dahlen, ND; Joanne (Ronald) Kavli, Minot, ND; Susan (John) Lapsitis, St. Pete Beach, FL; Randy (Peggy) Dahlen, Grafton, ND; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, three sisters, one brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Edna was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, an infant son, James, a daughter, Barbara, a son-in-law, Tom Stock, great-grandson, Tyler Stock, two sisters and seven brothers.

A service to celebrate and commemorate the life of Edna will be held at 1:30 PM on August 10, 2022, at the Dahlen Lutheran Church in Dahlen with a graveside service following at Middle Forest River Cemetery.