Carl Sandahl, 85

Carl Sandahl, 85, of Allegan passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Allegan. Mr. Sandahl was born June 6, 1929 in Watson Township to William and Ida (Erickson) Sandahl.
Carl was an Allegan High School graduate who served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
Carl did some farming and for many years had worked at Mac Sim Bar/Mead/Rock Tenn until his retirement in 1995.
In his leisure time he enjoyed square dancing, golfing, bowling and lawn care.
On April 5, 1952, in Allegan he married Maxine Thompson who survives. Also surviving are his children, William (Laura) Sandahl of Scotts and Sharon (John) Sakal of Allegan; his five grandchildren, Tyler and Kelsey Sandahl and Becky, Jason and Joseph Sakal; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Viola (Gerald) Eckert and Esther (Robert) Crim; and his nephew Ted Thompson.
Friends may meet with Carl's family Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A funeral service will be Wednesday, Oct.1, at 11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church of Otsego, with Pastor Jason Thiel and Pastor Josh Olson officiating.
Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.
Contributions in memory of Carl may be made to Peace Lutheran Church of Otsego, Hospice of Holland or Briarwood Assisted Living of Allegan.
Condolence messages can be made by visiting


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