Carolyn Martha Dahlgren

Dahlgren, Carolyn web picMay 1934 ~ July 2015

Carolyn Dahlgren, 81, of Denair, passed away at home. Carolyn was born in Long Beach, California to Leslie and Velma Adams and her family later moved to Downey, California where she graduated from Downey High School in 1952. Upon graduating she moved to Modesto where she met her future husband Harlan Dahlgren while working as a bookkeeper at a bank. They were married in Turlock in the fall of 1962 and settled in Denair where Carolyn became an active of Monte Vista Chapel. She helped in their radio/tape ministry, Wednesday evening dinners, and home visitation. Carolyn also worked in food service for Denair Unified Schools and in her spare time enjoyed gardening at home.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Shirley Adams. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Harlan Dahlgren; two children: Alan Dahlgren of Greeley Hill, CA and Christine (Neil) Pettifor of Orleans, Michigan, a sister Margaret (Jerry) Hall of Modesto, two sisters-in-law Norma Klaschus and Arlene Abel of Turlock, four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at Allen Mortuary on Wed, July 15th at 2 pm followed by a Memorial Service at 3 pm. Private burial will be held at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are encouraged for Monte Vista Chapel, 1619 E. Monte Vista Avenue, Turlock, CA 95382.

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