Celebration of life

Thursday, June 24, 2021

​4:00 - 7:00 PM

Mueller-Bies Funeral Home

7050 Lake Drive, Lino Lakes

Philip C. Dahl

February 1, 1929 - June 3, 2021

Age 92, of New Brighton, took his last breath on Earth and joined hands with the love of his life, Gladys, on June 3, 2021.

Phil was born to Martin and Marie Dahl on February 1, 1929. He grew up in NE Minneapolis. He married Gladys (nee Grant) at age 25 in Minneapolis. He worked in building maintenance for the Mounds View school district for 30+ years until his retirement. He was a veteran of Korea and served in the Army. He was always tinkering around in the garage, or working on a car in the driveway.


When he wasn't working on something outside or in the house, he was on his bicycle, riding up until the very end. Another one of his hobbies included watching old movies; over the years he developed a collection of hundreds of VHS tapes.

Phil wasn't a fan of the long Minnesota goodbye, often leaving family gatherings without saying a word. He will be greatly missed by all of those who knew and loved him.

Phil is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Gladys; parents, Martin and Marie; siblings, Edna, Orval, Ruby, and David.

Phil is survived by his daughter, Jacquelyn (James) Sandidge; grandchildren, Ryan (Jackie) Lohonen and Robyn (Gaurav) Guliani; step-grandchildren, Paul Padratzik (Debra Asplund), Lindsey (Matt) Schifsky, Sarah (Casey) Lebens; great-grandchildren, Dilan and Gavin Guliani; step-great-grandchildren, Quentin & Lydia Padratzik, Talon & Kaia Schifsky, Silas & Isla Lebens; along with many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 4-7 PM at MUELLER-BIES FUNERAL HOME- LINO LAKES, 7050 Lake Drive (Co. Hwy 23). 

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Heart Association in Phil's name.

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all of the wonderful medical staff at Mercy Hospital, and Cerenity Senior Care who took care of him during the final weeks of his life.

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