DAHL, David Costley
David Costley Dahl, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and community leader, passed away November 7, 2013 in Cardston, Alberta. David was born in Magrath, Alberta on September 17, 1931 to Arthur Frelen Dahl and Dorothy Leola Costley. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, David served a mission to Eastern Canada from 1951 to 1953. Finding his eternal companion while at BYU, David married Winifred Olsen in the Manti Temple on May 26, 1955. David is survived by his wife, Winifred; their children, Cynthia Mitchell, Rosemarie Horne (Erik), Patricia Hatch (Doug) and Dan Dahl (Mary); 13 grandchildren and a great-grandson; his brother Greg Dahl and sisters Kathy Loewen and Thelma Godfrey, all of whom will greatly miss him. As a passionate community advocate, David served as a councilor for the Town of Cardston, a member of the Calgary Stampede Board, a Rotarian, a Calgary Philharmonic Board member, president of The Ranchmen's Club from 1983 to 1984, and as a president of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce in 1986. David was an accountant and self-made man starting his own firm, David Dahl and Partners in 1972. He was also a fellow of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Known for his positive demeanor and willingness to lend a helping hand, David was well respected by his peers and maintaining friendships was important to him. David also served diligently and faithfully in various church callings both personally and professionally within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout his life. His family wishes to extend their gratitude to those who provided love, comfort and service to David at such a difficult time. Friends may meet the family at Legacy Funeral Home in Cardston on Friday, November 15, 2013 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. or at the Church from 12:00 noon to 12:45 p.m. prior to the Service. The Funeral Service will be held in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Temple Street Chapel, Cardston, AB on Saturday, November 16 at 1:00 p.m. Interment in the Temple Hill Cemetery in Raymond, AB. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 1A129, 960 - 19 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5. E-mail your condolences to: firstname.lastname@example.org. LEGACY FUNERAL HOMES LTD., CARDSTON assisting the Family. Telephone 403-653-3222.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2013