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Dahl "Ace" Jungren

March 16, 1950 — August 9, 2022

Broken Bow, NE- Dahl “Ace” Jungren age 72 of Broken Bow died August 9, 2022, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island after a battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 10:30 AM at the Broken Bow Airport in the North Hanger with Garry Morgan officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery at Weissert. Memorials are suggested to the Broken Bow Elks Lodge 1688 or the V.F.W. A visitation will be held on Friday, August 12, 2022, 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM at Govier Brothers Mortuary with the family greeting friend 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Govier Brothers. Online condolences can be left at www.govierbrothers.com. Dahl was born on March 16, 1950, at Lexington, NE to J. Harold and Elsie (Tomcak) Jungren. Dahl grew up in Brady, NE. He learned to work at a young age with his paper route and lawn mowing business. He would help his father lay blocks for basements. As a young boy he would ride his bike to the lake south of Brady. In 1964, the Jungren family moved to Broken Bow. Dahl attended school and graduated from Broken Bow High School in 1968. During high school Ace worked for Pete’s Apco and for Jerry Steggs. Mr. Steggs would give him flying lessons as part of his wages. Dahl solo’d after just 4 hours of lessons. Mr. Jungren enlisted in the United States Army in 1969 under the Delay Entry Program. He served in Vietnam. Ace received his honorable discharge in April of 1972. After his service he returned to Broken Bow. Dahl and Barb met in May of 1972 and were married on December 8, 1972. Three children were born to this union: Ginger, Kris, and Daniel. Ace loved to fly. In the spring of 1973, he returned to work for Jerry Steggs as a pilot. He worked for Stegg’s Flying Service until 1994. He then worked for a short time as the corporate pilot for Adams Land & Cattle. Then in 1995 Ace and Barb purchased Steggs Flying Service and started their own business as Flying J Aviation. For the next 20 years Ace and Barb provided the local ranchers and farmers with arial application services. Ace also provided firefighting services helping the local fire departments. In 2016 Ace and Barb sold their business and retired to Weissert. Dahl is survived by his wife, Barb of Weissert; his daughter, Ginger (Jeff) Snyder of The Woodland, TX; sons, Kris (Christina) Jungren of Bartlesville, OK, and Daniel (April) Jungren of Pilot Point, TX. He is also survived by five grandchildren, J. Garen and Owen Dahl Snyder, Nicole and Abigail Jungren, and Aria Jungren; 2 great grandchildren, Isabella, and Elliana; a brother, Brett (Joan) Jungren of Eagle, NE and a sister, AnLei (Larry McCully) Jungren of California. He was preceded in death by his parents.
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