Kyle Dahl, 30, of Hesper, Iowa

Kyle James Dahl, 30, of Hesper, Iowa, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2018 at his home.

He was born on Dec. 31, 1987. 

He grew up in Hesper, accumulating many lifelong friendships along the way.

He graduated from the Decorah High School with the Class of 2006. He completed the Automotive Technology program at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, Iowa. 

He had worked at Everlast Car and Truck in Dunkerton, Duffy’s Auto Service in Waterloo and dedicated his last four years at C.J. Lensing Motors in Decorah. 

On Dec. 23, 2017 he married Kandace Glock at the Hesper Lutheran Church and had been living in Hesper. 

He was willing to help anyone. He enjoyed working on cars, especially older ones. He like being outside, bull riding, spending time with his girls and taking roadtrips.

He was an active member of several rodeo circuits, including Bullriders of America, Circle C, National Federation of Professional Bull Riders and the Championship Bull Riding Association. Sundays were usually spent with the family and watching the Professional Bull Riding.

He is survived by his wife, Kandace of Hesper; children, Taylor, Adryanna and Baby Dahl; his parents, Sverre, Jr. and Mary of Hesper; a sister, Kayla (Pete) Solum of Spring; nieces, Addison and Raelyn; a brother, Michael (fiancée Alissa Lichty) of Cresco, Iowa; mother and father-in-law, Kerry and Shelly Glock and brothers-in-law, Seth Steinlage, Erick Steinlage, Duncan Glock, Sean Glock and Duncan (Hannah) Humpal. 

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Esther and Myron Peterson and Sverre, Sr. and Norma Dahl. 

Funeral services for him were held on Monday, Nov. 26, at the Hesper Lutheran Church in Hesper, Iowa, with the Rev. Matt Larson officiating.

Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel is assisting with arrangements.

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