Obituary: Roy E. Dahna | NevadaAppeal.com

Obituary: Roy E. Dahna

Staff reports

A graveside service for Roy E. Dahna, 71, a Dayton resident for many years, will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

Mr. Dahna died Nov. 21, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 15, 1931, in Logan County, Kan., to Frank and Minnie M. Eaton Dahna.

Before moving to Dayton, he lived in Bakersfield, Calif.

Mr. Dahna was a manager for Dresser, Inc., Wireline Division, in California for 27 years. He enjoyed fishing, yard work and gardening. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 26 in Bakersfield for more than 25 years and a lifetime member of the American Petroleum Institute.

He was a Protestant.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by brothers Junior, Thomas and Elmer.

Among his survivors are: wife, Nila L. of Dayton; daughters Thresa M. Zylstra of Dayton and Rhoena E. Neff of Bakersfield; brothers Alfred of Kansas and George of Dodge City, Kan.; sister, Mary Jane Anderson of Manford, Okla.; and four grandchildren.

FitzHenry’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.