John Sagdahl, 89
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
May 25, 1917 to March 10, 2007
Poulsbo resident John H. Sagdahl, 89, died of complications from cancer
Saturday at his home.
He was born in Seattle to John and Hanna (Anderson) Sagdahl. He was raised
in Ballard and graduated from Ballard High School in 1936. He also attended
the University of Washington.
On May 31, 1942, he married Helen Amelia Andersen.
He served in the Navy from 1944 to 1947, reaching the rank of radar
technician petty officer third class. He served in the Hawaii, the South
Pacific and Japan. He later worked at Keyport Naval Torpedo Station for 30
years before retiring in 1974.
Survivors include his wife of Poulsbo; his sons, David J. (Kathy) Sagdahl,
Paul R. (Mickey) Sagdahl; a daughter, Nancy J. (Richard) Sleeper; his
grandchildren, Kimberly, Raymond, Chardon, Kelly, Andrea, Christopher,
Jeffrey and Scott; and nine great-grandchildren.
Service: None. Inurnment: Miller-Woodlawn. Donations: Hospice of Kitsap
County, 3100 Bucklin Hill Road. No. 201, Silverdale, WA 98383.