James "Jim" D. Dahl Sr., age 52, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at his home. He was born in Columbus to Charles and Betty (Lester) Dahl. Jim graduated from Wautoma High School. On March 6, 2010 he married Cheryl Duchateau in Mt Morris. Jim was a logger and truly enjoyed spending time in the woods, hunting, fishing, truck pulls and monster trucks. Jim loved his children and grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Jim is survived by his wife: Cheryl Dahl; children: James D. Dahl Jr., Annie M. (Derek) Jansen, William S. (Jessica) Dahl, David L. (Haley) Dahl, Dakota J. Dahl, Luthor Mataitis, Jade Mataitis; grandchildren: Trevor J. Dahl, Colin Dalton, Aryia Dahl, McKenna Jones, Caydin Dahl, Hayden Dahl, Braxton Jansen, Gracie Dahl, Joselynn Dahl, Baby Jansen; mother: Betty Dahl; sisters: Diane Dahl, Lisa Featherston; ex-wives: Angela M. Thompson, Michelle Gray; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father: Charles Dahl.
The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Leikness Funeral Home, Wautoma from 1-4PM.