Funeral services for Rex L. Dahl, 84 of Aledo, will be Monday at 10:00 AM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial is in Sugar Grove Cemetery, rural Aledo. Visitation is Sunday from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Community Projects of Aledo, George Pratt Memorial Field Renovations.

Funeral services for Rex L. Dahl, 84 of Aledo, will be Monday at 10:00 AM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial is in Sugar Grove Cemetery, rural Aledo. Visitation is Sunday from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Community Projects of Aledo, George Pratt Memorial Field Renovations.

Rex died on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City.

Rex was born on December 27, 1928 in Aledo to Leonard & Alta L. Butcher (Dahl). He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. Rex married Helen Frerkes on February 11, 1956 in Davenport, Iowa. 

Rex was first and foremost a dedicated family man who enjoyed watching his children’s and grandchildren’s activities. He was an avid sports fan and was a founding member of the Aledo Park District Board. He also enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards and was a member of the Aledo Exchange Club. In earlier years he and Helen enjoyed traveling and camping.

Those who will cherish Rex’s memory include his wife, Helen; children and spouses: Susie & Jim Bigham of Aledo; Vicki & Don Gladfelter of Monmouth and Jeff & Debbie Dahl of Edmond, OK; a sister-in-law, Norma Dahl of Aledo; 12 grandchildren and spouses: Christie & Jesse Harrison, Jamie & Matt Breeden, Brent & Angie Bigham, Bridget & Josh Wilkerson, Allison Gladfelter & Vince Kispersky, Adam Gladfelter, Kelsey Dahl, Jordan & Megan Dahl and Jacobi Dahl; 12 great-grandchildren and one lovingly expected. He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Charles & Paul Eugene Dahl.