Born: Thu., Aug. 16, 1934
Died: Wed., Feb. 26, 2014
Dan was born at home on "the second hill southwest" of Couch, MO. his mother Ruth descibed him as: "red,wrinkled, and ugly - but oh so very sweet."
He graduated from Couch High School in 1952. In 1957 he was drafted and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Labor Day weekend 1957 while hiking on Mt.Rainier he met "my sweet Suzie" They were married June 23, 1962 and had two children.
In 1969 Dan moved the family to 'God's country"