HURON — Lester D. Erdahl, 83, of Huron, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at the SunQuest Health Care Center. His funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Allen Sager officiating. Burial will be in the Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Kuhler Funeral Home, with his family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday evening.
Lester Duane Erdahl was born on March 2, 1930, to Ole and Myrtle (Bristor) Erdahl in Doland. He graduated from Doland High School.
On Sept. 5, 1953, he married Beverly Edleman in Huron. He worked for the Potter Shoe Company for 48 years.
was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where he served as a Trustee and Deacon. He was a member of the Huron Masonic Lodge, Jaycees and a past president of the Eye Openers Lions Club. He received the LCIF Award and the Melvin Jones Fellow Award in 2007, and Lion of the Year in 2010. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He and Bev enjoyed taking bus tours, and were able to visit every state but one.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson; two sisters, Lorraine Bradley and Doris Jones; and one brother, Don Erdahl.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Bev of Huron; one daughter, Teri (Roger) Bierstedt of Brookings; and one son, David Erdahl (Vicki Ravellette) of Huron; two grandsons; one brother, Leland (Elva) Erdahl of Corrales, N.M.; and one sister, Lois McMillan of Indianapolis, Ind.
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