Eugene Dahlke 84, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was born on November 13, 1934 and was the son of Reinhold and Iva Dahlke. Eugene served in the US Navy as a Stock Clerk for 4 years. He received the Good Conduct Medal. Eugene was also a retired Letter Carrier after 30 years of service. During that time he served as Treasurer for the Postal Union. He then retired from the Virginia Beach school system as a School Bus Assistant.
Eugene had a passion for woodworking, metal detecting, and camping. He loved spending time with his family. Every year, Eugene made sure the family went on a vacation that involved camping. He was a member of the NRA and a metal detecting club. Later in life he enjoyed traveling all around the world. Eugene developed a love for cruising where he enjoyed different cuisines. He loved to talk and meet new people while travelling.
Eugene is survived by his daughter, Elaine Dahlke; a son, Kenneth Dahlke; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Dahlke; and a son, Eugene Dahlke, Jr.
Memorial contributions may be made to either Alzheimer’s or Cancer Society in Eugene’s name.
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I remember Uncle Gene while visiting Reiny’s parents in Charleston SC. Always so nice to me & my family. Here’s a few pictures we came across recently. Sending hugs your way.