Rachel M. Dahlin
Rachel Marie Dietz Dahlin was born in Edmore, ND on October 17, 1956. She went to be with Jesus, July 16th 2016 after a long and challenging illness. She always projected a kind, cheerful and loving soul, even in times of her illness. Her love and the love for her continue forever intertwined with whomever she crossed paths with. Her presence has a permanent home etched into our minds like a granite statue accompanied with her beautiful smile and great sense of humor.She is survived by her husband Bill Dahlin whom she and he held a deep and caring love; step daughter Kaydee Dahlin, son in law Lucas Winter, and her step grandchildren Flora and Leo; step son Tanner Dahlin; mother Violet Dietz, sisters - Blanche (Glen) Ewert, Dawn (JD) Carrier, Marlene (Kevin) Useldinger – all from North Dakota; brothers Dean (LyTanya) Dietz, and Herby Dietz - all from California; many loving nieces and nephews and grand nieces and grand nephews; extended family; great friends from around the country and different parts of the world. Not to mention, she would want all to go forward being happy, have fun and love life – it is fleeting.She is preceded in death by her father Ed Dietz and other family members eternal in the Kingdom of Belief where she has proven holds a spot for her too.During her short stay on this planet, Rachel was very accomplished. She attended culinary school, collected and was knowledgeable with antiques, enjoyed skiing – downhill and cross country, loved to walk and ride her bicycle, loved cats and dogs, did professional style needle point work, loved her homes, she especially loved fishing and entertaining family and friends at her lake home in Minnesota.She had no fear of hard work, having to pick rocks by hand from the family farm fields in order to gain a higher yield and butcher chickens for Sunday dinner. Her work ethic was applied to all subsequent tasks she took on in life.She would want a special thanks and appreciation to be acknowledged for all her angelic staff friends, who she told them she loved and thanked on a daily basis at Greenhouse Living, for taking great care of her and loving her back. They are truly special for what they do. She considered them all close friends.No flowers or gifts requested. Donations can be made in her name to The National Stroke Foundation at 9707 East Easter Lane, Building B, Centennial, CO 80112, and or, The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter, 84 East Ridge Road, Sheridan, WY 82801.Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.