Mable Dahl |

Mable Dahl

Mable Dahl, 80, of Nevada City died Sunday, June 27, at Meadow View Manor in Grass Valley.

No services are planned.

Mrs. Dahl was born July 20, 1923, in Presho, S.D., to Christian and Martha Metzger. She was the third to youngest of seven children. During the late 1930s, she moved to Los Angeles with her sister, Gladys, and their brother, Chris. They all worked in Los Angeles for a few years before settling in Nevada City during the war years. She met her first husband, Jake Deal, in the 1950s. After their divorce, she married her second husband, Mel Dahl. She cared for Mel at the family home on Gold Flat Road until his death in the late 1960s. She played an instrumental and highly influential role in the upbringing of her sister Gladys’ children George, Pamela and Carol Parsons, all of Nevada City; she subsequently had an active role in raising Carol’s nine children and Pam’s daughter, Jamie, as well. She worked locally as a cleaning lady from the 1940s until the late 1990s.

She is survived by her nephew, George Parsons of Nevada City; niece, Carol Silverman of Nevada City; grandnieces and grandnephews Alicia Turner of Grass Valley, Joy, Carl and Milo Geary, Jordan, Alex, Leila and Yvette Hubbard, Max and Carina Silverman, and Jamie Parsons, all of Nevada City; great-grandnephews Christian and Andrew Turner and Tristan Geary; and great-grandnieces Alexandria Douglas and Elizabeth Geary.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Democratic Party or Hospice of the Foothills.

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