Clarice M. Dahlman
Clarice M. Dahlman
  • May 3, 1935 - January 15, 2017
  • Marengo, Illinois

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Clarice M. Dahlman, 81, of Marengo passed away January 15, 2017 at her home.
She was born May 3, 1935 in Fairmont, Minnesota to George and Susie (Gould) Miller. On August 25, 1956 she married Arnold Dahlman in Marengo.
Clarice spent 30 years working at the YumYum instilling a strong work ethic in the high school students of Marengo. After the YumYum closed she worked for 20 years at Ace Hardware where she again demonstrated her work ethic to those younger than her. She retired from Ace in 2016.
Clarice was always busy and usually it was doing something for the community and those around her. She was a very active member of Zion Lutheran Church and the Zion Ladies Aide. Clarice was also a longtime member of the Riley Township Cemetery Board. Later in life she also enjoyed playing cards.
She is survived by her children, Duane (Lou) Dahlman and Deb (Roy) Merritt; her grandchildren, Bill Dahlman and Kristin Dahlman; and many extended family members and close friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; her parents; and her siblings, Harriett Boersma and Lyle Miller.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8pm on Tuesday, January 17 at Zion Lutheran Church, 408 Jackson St., Marengo. Visitation will continue from 10am to 11am on Wednesday, January 18 at the church. The service will be at 11am.
Interment will be in Riley Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.
For information call the funeral home at 815-568-8131. Online condolences may be made at