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Dale A. Gahring

February 12, 1962 — January 16, 2020

WILLIAMSBURG - Dale Alan Gahring was born February 12, 1962, in Sigourney, Iowa, the son of Dwight and Ruth (Kleinmeyer) Gahring. He graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1981. On April 29, 1983, Dale was united in marriage to Barbara Evans in Williamsburg. Dale worked for Gahring Construction and Iowa Department of Transportation for 31 years retiring in October 2019. He was a member of St Paul Lutheran Church where he served as a Trustee, Stewardship Committee, and the Cemetery Board. He also was a member of the Williamsburg Ruritan Club. Dale enjoyed tinkering on many things and working construction on the weekends. Dale passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at his home in Williamsburg following a long illness at the age of 57 years.

Dale is survived by his wife Barb; two sons: Dwight Gahring of Williamsburg, Brandon (Caitlin) Gahring of Pleasant Hill; a sister Sue (Steve) Ahrens of Conroy; his mother-in-law Doris Evans of Williamsburg; five sisters-in-law: Myra Gahring of Williamsburg, Barb Gahring of Texas, Melanie Gahring of Georgia, Ellen (James) Evans of Georgia, Valerie (Kevin) Rackley of Texas; and three granddogs: Gunner, Bear and Hank. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Ron, Don, Bill, sister Linda, and his father-in-law Cris Evans.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, January 20, 2020, at St Paul Lutheran Church in Williamsburg. Rev. Tom Ogilvie will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-6 PM on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. A memorial fund has been established for St Paul Lutheran Church, Iowa City Hospice and Wounded Warrior Project.

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

2:00 - 6:00pm

Powell Funeral Home- Williamsburg

407 N Highland St, Williamsburg, IA 52361

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Monday, January 20, 2020

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