Clara Dahl

Posted Online: March 05, 2013, 7:39 pm
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Clara Ann Dahl, 88, of Hollywood, Fla., formerly of Kewanee, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at her home.
Cremation was accorded. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee, with visitation 9:30 a.m. to services. Inurnment will be at Floral Hill Cemetery, Neponset.
She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Kewanee, to Michael and Mary Mirocha Kursock. She married Tracy Dahl in 1944. He died Nov. 2, 1996.
Surviving are her brother, Frank Kursock, Kewanee; and several nieces and nephews.


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