Frances Dahler, of Foley, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at her home.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, Aug. 1, at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, Brennyville, with the Rev. Daniel Walz officiating. Burial was in the Parish Cemetery.
Frances Dahler was born Jan. 17, 1926, in Gilmanton Township, Benton County, to John and Barbara (Kussman) Broda. She married Jerome Dahler, June 20, 1944, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Gilman. The couple lived and farmed in Granite Ledge Township for many years. In her early years, Frances worked at Oscar Meyer in Chicago. They moved to Sauk Rapids in 1979 and Foley in 1996. Frances enjoyed canning and gardening. She was a member of the St. Elizabeth’s Christian Mothers and St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Poor Clares Monastery.
She is survived by her sons and daughters; Judy Gadacz, West St. Paul; Patsy Kuffel, Waite Park; Kathleen (Dan) Luberda, Foley; Darlene (Curtis) Gadacz, Two Harbors; Tim (Janet), Plymouth; Debra (Roger) Grittner, Buckman; Randy (Nancy), Oak Park; brother, Florian Broda, St. Cloud, 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great- grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Jerome, Jan. 4, 2004; infant sons, Marvin and Joseph; one grandchild and one great-grandchild; sisters and brothers, Florence Schlicht, Delores Beutz, Gloria Prom, John, Lawrence, Norbert and LeRoy; and sons-in-law, Delroy Gadacz and John Kuffel.
Foley Funeral home