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Robert Eldon Dahl

January 10, 1955 - November 10, 2021

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Obituary For Robert Eldon Dahl

Robert Eldon Dahl, passed away peacefully in Beaverlodge, AB, with his family by his side on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 66 years.

Robert was the second oldest of 7 children. He was born on January 10, 1955, in Beaverlodge. Robert spent many years working at the Alberta Wheat Pool. He was very dedicated to the farming community and would even sleep on the floor of the elevator during harvest so farmers could come through all hours of the night. He was a true community man and spent many years on the boards of the Lake Saskatoon Ag Society and community hall.

He volunteered countless hours to help the community in any way he could, whether it be fixing things, ploughing snow or being Santa. He loved constructing things, hunting, but most of all, spending time with his family who meant the world to him.

Robert will be sadly missed by his wife of 47 years Lorna (nee LaValley) Dahl; daughters: Erin (Trevor) Branden, Lucy (Trevor) Isley, and Jayelle (Curtis) Peters; son Craig (Nicole) Dahl; 14 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; father Bill Dahl; siblings: Larry (Verla) Dahl, Doug (Linda) Dahl, Lorraine (Alan) Walker, Rick (Karen) Dahl, and Dorothy (Ashley) Heggelund; brother in-law Joe (Lorraine) LaValley; mother in-law Ellen (Gavin) Craig; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

Robert was predeceased by his mother Josie; infant sister Janice; sister in-law Susan Dahl; as well as father in-law Vernon (Fuzz) LaValley.

The family would like to extend their thanks to the Grande Prairie Cancer Centre, Cross Cancer Institute, Beaverlodge Regional Hospital, as well as Dr. Bolton and Dr. Van for their continuing care.

A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute (11560 University Ave, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2), or to Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation (800 College Plaza 8215-112 St., Edmonton, AB, T6G 2C8).

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  • Lorna and Family: So sorry to hear of Roberta's passing. I did not know about his cancer. Saw him several years ago at The Fish & Game meetings and on occasion in a store. May the Good Times be foremost in your memories. Cheers Don Nelson

  • Oh, Lorna. I just found out about this. I am SO sorry to hear. My heart is breaking with sadness as you go through this difficult time. Rob was always so cheery and I loved his smile and his laughter. He will be missed by many. He will continue to live in you through memories, my dear cousin. May God be close to you to comfort you.

  • My condolences to the Dahl family. I only now found out that he passed away. An honest hard working man. Known him since childhood. A friendly and upstanding character that we were all fortunate to have known.

  • We are so sorry to hear about Rob. We did not even know he was in the hospital We have been going to come visit but everything has gone crazy.well come see you one day soon Love and prayers to you Mel and Vicki Miller

  • Our sincere condolences to all of Roberts Family. Thoughts and Prayers be with you 🙏

  • Hi Lorna I was deeply saddened to hear about Rob's passing. He was such a friendly and sincere man, I enjoyed working with him so much on the Lake Saskatoon Hall board. You have so many precious memories to hang onto from Rob's impact in your life. Scott Blake

  • Lorna, Erin & Families, So sorry to hear of your loss. Heartfelt condolences to you all. Rhonda D

  • Our condolences to you Lorna and your families at this time of loss. Sincerely will miss Robert and enjoyed working with him, TrueType a community man and dearly loved his family. Hugs. Wayne and Colleen Alde and families.

  • Hi Lorna, We're so sad to hear of Rob's passing. He was always a helpful, knowledgeable person and I enjoyed working with him on the L.Sask. Ag. Board back in the day. He will certainly be missed in our community.

  • Hi Lorna: I know its been a few 'decades' since we hung out together, however my sincere condolences on Rob's passing, I did enjoy working with him on the Lake Saskatoon Ag Board. Take Care. Gloria Sebastian-Powell

  • Our hearts break for your family. Dad enjoyed working with Robert at the Alberta Wheat Pool and I always good a smile and a nice visit when I saw him. He welcomed me to Beaverlodge when I lived there and always said hi. So friendly! And such a sensible man. Made the many great memories you have carry you through the tough moments and days.

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