Obituary: Carlton Leroy "Bub" Dahlin

February 19, 1930 - November 9, 2020
Posted at 8:14 AM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-18 10:14:53-05

On Monday, November 9, 2020, Carlton Leroy “Bub” Dahlin passed away peacefully at the age of 90.

Bub, as he was known to family and friends, was born in Plentywood, MT on February 19, 1930. He was the youngest of the three sons born to Charles and Nora (Ziebarth) Dahlin. They lived in the Plentywood area for several years, and then relocated to Choteau, MT where Bub attended school. He lettered in football and basketball in high school. There he met and fell in love with Betty Jo “BJ” Tague.

After graduation in 1948, he enlisted in the Navy and served as an airplane mechanic. Bub and BJ were married on June 22, 1949, and returned to Choteau where their twin sons, Kenneth and Keith, were born.

The family moved to Helena, MT where Bub became an agent for State Farm Insurance. They later moved to Great Falls, MT where he continued as a State Farm agent until he retired in 1995 after 38 years.

Bub was an avid golfer, hunter, and fisherman. He and BJ owned a cabin on Canyon Ferry Lake where they loved to entertain friends and family and enjoy the outdoors.

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