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Ewald O. Dahlquist

October 26, 1925 April 1, 2019
Ewald O. Dahlquist
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Ewald O. Dahlquist was born October 26, 1925, to Oscar and Ester (Svensson) Dahlquist in Oakland, Nebraska. He passed away April 1, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point, Nebraska, at the age of 93 years.

Ewald was baptized and confirmed at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. He graduated from Oakland High School in 1943. He farmed and fed cattle in partnership with his father, Oscar, and later with his son, Ken.

In January 1951, Ewald entered the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was assigned to 793rd FA Battalion, HQ Battery. In 1952, his unit was alerted to Germany as occupation forces. He returned to the U.S. in December 1952 and was honorably discharged in January 1953.

Ewald returned to the farm to help his father. On August 2, 1953, he was united in marriage to Patricia Mattson. To this union were born three children: Don, Nancy and Ken.

Ewald served on the Palmquist School #33 school board. He served two terms on the church council. He also served with the Burt County Farm Bureau, Burt County ASC Committee, and as a Burt County Senior 4-H Council Member. He was a leader in both beef and horse 4-H clubs. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post No. 5543. Ewald served on the Burt County Fair Foundation and the Farmers Co-Op and Agland Co-Op Boards and was honored with the Joe Roh award.

In the mid 70’s, they started taking winter trips which eventually turned into 5 months at Apache Junction.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patty; parents; sister, Bernice (Eddie) Naggatz.

He is survived by his daughter, Nancy (Mack) Cameron of Herman, NE; sons: Don (Rochelle) Dahlquist of Lincoln and Ken (Cindy) Dahlquist of Oakland; grandchildren: Lance Dahlquist, Lacie (Joe) Potts, Layne Dahlquist, and Nick (Emily) Dahlquist, Ellie Marvin and Jake Marvin; sister-in-law, Betty Mattson; niece, Sandra (Dick) Wals; nephews: Steve (Sharon) Mattson and John Mattson and their families.

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5:00 PM 4/5/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
Pelan Funeral Services Oakland

310 South Charde Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045

Family will be receiving friends.

Pelan Funeral Services Oakland
310 South Charde Avenue Oakland 68045 NE
United States

Funeral Service




10:30 AM 4/6/2019 10:30:00 AM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church

201 North Davis Avenue
Oakland, Nebraska 68045

Military Honor will be held at the Oakland Cemetery

First Evangelical Lutheran Church
201 North Davis Avenue Oakland 68045 Nebraska
United States

Cemetery Details


Oakland Cemetery Final Resting Place

Oakland, Nebraska 68045

Oakland 68045 Nebraska
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Evangelical Lutheran Church

201 North Davis Avenue
Oakland, Nebraska 68045

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