Carolyn "Lyn" Dahlman - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

December 11, 1934 - March 5, 2021

Carolyn Melaine Dahlman

Age 86, of Richfield. Lyn loved life, her children and volunteering. She will be dearly missed by all. Survived by husband, Lester “Les” Dahlman; children, Jeffrey Moore, Bradley (Vicki) Moore, Sherry Dahlman, Robert (Sommer) Moore and Matthew (Brittany) Dahlman; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, George (Harriet) Bjork; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Preceded in death by husband, William “Bill” Moore; parents, Otto and Agnes Bjork; and sister, Hazel (Robert) Port.

Please click here to watch Lyn's service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to University of Minnesota Heart Hospital or University of Minnesota Cancer Center..


  1. Cathy says:

    I am so so very sorry for families loss and I know she will be so sadly missed. I am glad to have met her and I really enjoyed talking with her and her smile. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. You are in Gods loving arms Lyn. RIP

  2. Natasha says:

    Met her just over a year ago but just in time to catch her loving vibe!
    Oh what a beautiful soul she had!
    Helped her on getting a few puzzle pieces in place and left her a few puzzles to do as well. She was always so happy and always caring! Condolences to all the family

  3. Barb says:

    Have been neighbor to Lyn for over 50 years, we always had good times at neighborhood parties and just visiting. She will be missed a lot.

  4. Gretchen Jayawardena says:

    Lyn’s beautiful blue eyes, warm smile, and thoughtful nature will be forever cherished. I hold dearly each carefully crafted message she wrote to us in her handwritten cards. Every interaction that myself or my family had with Lyn felt special. She always welcomed us with sparkling eyes and deep appreciation and was fully present in those moments together. Heaven will be filled with lots more blooming flowers and sunny smiles with Lyn as an angel there.

  5. Susan Luttenegger says:

    As my kids and I called her Lynie. She was a angel, a gift to all who new her. My kids grew up with her at birthday parties, graduation events, and she was a baby-sitter for them both through the years. Her wonderful imagination and creativity playing with Nicole while sitting with her were memories I will never forget. From dressing Barbies up in creative tin foil dresses to the fantastic Barbie talent shows she and Nicole would have, Lyn was a one in a million. Lyn loved our bunny and dogs and took care of them often. She quickly won their hearts with special treats and many cuddles. From garage sales to giving me advice through the years she was more than a friend. She talked about her kids often and loved them sooo very much. I will miss her standing in the window watching over us. Heaven gained one heck of a angel.

  6. Nicole says:

    Lynie as I called her I will miss her forever! She was the closest thing to family I to my family (The Lutteneggers) had in Minnesota. Always there to play barbies, fashion shows, or paint! She gave so much to me and my family. She always made me feel special and like I was her own kid, I think that is why I so immediately think of her as my mom or grandma. I love you so much Lynie! I cant wait to see you again someday. Sending lots or warm hugs, love, and sympathy to her family.
    – Love, Nicole.

  7. Linda Boerner says:

    Thank you for sharing this beautiful service on Zoom. I could certainly feel the love and loss expressed by family and friends.

  8. MJ says:

    Jeff ,
    May you and your family find strength in the wide collection of memories you all hold. Your mom, was, what I would call, a Woman of Substance. Her strength and convictions, let her lead a life filled with moments that had value and meaning. She shared herself, with those she loved, and those she felt needed her. Her ability to see the truth, in the world around her, allowed her to fill her DASH with people, places, and things she found honest beauty in. Even though she may not walk beside you here on Earth, she will always be within… Look for the Dragonflies, for I am sure as an Angel, she will visit often… Much Love and Light Always,

  9. Bruce Patrick says:

    Less and Lyn were wonderful neighbors to me as a single dad in the 1990’s. Lyn was always very welcoming and had such great empathy during our conversations. I still remember her and send my sympathies to her family.

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