Jack Henry Kahle, formerly of Fort Dodge and Pocahontas, died December 27, 2016 at his home in Woodland, CA. He was born December 9, 1949 in Chicago, IL and served as a Lutheran Pastor with the ELCA for 30 years. He was a devoted father and a gifted guitarist. He loved life’s simple joys: good coffee, good conversation, and sweet corn from summer farm stands. Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m., at American Lutheran Church, 1114 College St., Woodland, CA, 95695 where condolences may also be sent c/o his daughter, Sarah Kahle Kuipers.