JOPLIN - Eugene Albert Dahinden, 86, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at a Chester rest home.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Rockman Funeral Chapel in Chester. A private burial will follow later in the family plot at Highland Cemetery in Havre.
Eugene was born April 19, 1917, at Havre to Anna Margaret Weber and Frank X. Dahinden. Eugene grew up on the family farm near Joplin and received his education at Inverness and Joplin. He graduated from Joplin High School in 1938, then began farming south of town.
Eugene enlisted in the U. S. Air Force in 1942 and served duri...