Edward L. Dahlinger,
March 12, 1936 ó- Feb. 28, 2017
Edward L. Dahlinger, 80, of Campbellsport went home to his Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at his home with his beloved family gathered around him.
He was born March 12, 1936, in Nisland, South Dakota, the son of Henry and Otelia (Achtzinger) Dahlinger Sr. On Aug. 14, 1954, Ed married Donna Bastian at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in West Bend. Ed ran a dairy farm in the town of Eden and worked construction. Later he drove truck for 23 years and operated a whitetail deer farm. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Campbellsport, the Red and White Holstein Association and Whitetails of Wisconsin. Ed enjoyed fishing, hunting and working in his shop making things, but most important he loved his family very much.
Survivors include his wife, Donna; children, Victoria (Joseph) Tonn, Linda (Jeffrey) Dietenberger and Mark (Michele) Dahlinger; son-in-law, Douglas Bloch; grandchildren, Jarrod (Angela) Tonn, Alisa (Michael) Birschbach, Christine (Don) Kerchefski, Eric (Lynn) Bloch, Nicholas Bloch, Andrew (Colleen) Dahlinger, Jacob (Julianna) Dahlinger and Elizabeth Dahlinger (special friend Mike Christianson); great-grandchildren, Amelia, Adelaide, Brynn, Logan, Macy, McKenzie and Olivya; brother, Harold Dahlinger; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Kathleen Dahlinger, Curtis and Janet Bastian, Marilyn Wiesner, Kenneth and Bernice Bastian, and Gloria Monday; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Henry Jr.; in-laws, Harvey and Erna Bastian; and brothers-in-law and sisters- in-law, Harvey and Suzanne Bastian Jr., Marvin Wiesner, Lois Bastian, and Donald Monday.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at Immanuel Lutheran Church (350 S. Helena St., Campbellsport). The Rev. Paul Cerny will officiate and burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Campbellsport.
Visitation will be Saturday, March 4, from 11 a.m. until time of services at Immanuel Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Heartland Hospice or Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences atwww.twohigfunerals.com.