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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Virgil L. Sandahl

  • Virgil L. Sandahl, 86, of Lindsborg, was called to his heavenly home on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. He was a farmer and stockman.
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  • Virgil L. Sandahl, 86, of Lindsborg, was called to his heavenly home on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. He was a farmer and stockman.
    He was born on Feb. 7, 1927, in McPherson, the son of Carl Hugo and Mabel Cecelia (Ledell) Sandahl. He received his grade school education at the Headley School in Harper Township and graduated in 1944. from Marquette High School.
    Virgil served on the Marquette Farmers Cooperative board, the Smoky Valley REA board and his church, Freemount Lutheran as a council member and financial secretary. Virgil also was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1953 to 1955.
    Survivors include his sister, Pearl Sandahl of Lindsborg; and many more relatives, friends, and acquaintances.
    Preceding Virgil in death were his brother, Willard (Harry); his parents, Hugo and Mabel; his grandparents, The Sandahls and The Ledells; and many aunts and uncles.
    The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Freemount Lutheran Church, Lindsborg with Pastors Gerald Berggren, Dick Monson, and Bill Buschbaum officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow at Freemount Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m.
    Memorial donations may be given to Freemount Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut St., McPherson, KS 67460.  Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockham
    family.com.

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