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IN MEMORY OF Danny Dale Kathman

September 4, 2013

Danny Dale Kathman 
Danny Dale Kathman
Memorial services were held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lake Wilson, MN on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Chris Naig officiating. 
1955 - Danny Dale Kathman - 2013

Dan Kathman was born on October 14, 1955 in Slayton, Minnesota to Gerald (Jack) and Irene Swan Kathman. He grew up in Slayton and graduated from Slayton Public School in 1974. Following high school Dan started working for Schetman Telephone Company trenching power cable. He later worked for Lester’s Construction and Rick Manderscheid Construction. In 1978 Dan moved to Lake Wilson, Minnesota and started working for Johnson Ditching. On February 26, 2005 he and Stacy DeGreeff were married at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lake Wilson. Following their marriage they made their home in Lake Wilson. Due to failing health Dan retired in February 2013. In August 2013 Dan moved to Our House Hospice Home in Slayton and passed away there surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the age of 57. Dan was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lake Wilson. He also was a member of the Lake Wilson Volunteer Fire Department for 21 years. Dan loved being outdoors and spending time with his boys and friends hunting pheasants. He enjoyed gardening, doing puzzles, watching the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Vikings and recently time on Facebook.

Survivors include his wife Stacy Kathman, Lake Wilson, MN,; his three children and their spouses: Rachel and Erik Oelke, St. Louis Park, MN, Brandon and Kristina Kathman, Sioux Falls, SD, and Jesse Kathman and Amber Corcoran, Sioux Falls, SD; one grandson Kolten Kathman; three siblings and their spouses: Judy Kathman, Minneapolis, MN, Shirley and Tom Carlson, Slayton, MN and Jimmy and LuAnn Kathman, White Bear Lake, MN; parents in-law Arnold and Janet DeGreeff, Slayton, MN; aunts; uncles and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and infant brother Johnny Rae Kathman.

Memorial services were held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lake Wilson, MN on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Chris Naig officiating. The organist was Darlene Bose with special music by Nikki Cheskie. The honorary pallbearers were Rachel Oelke, Brandon Kathman, Jesse Kathman, Kolten Kathman, Brad Johnson, and LeRoy Reese. Interment is at Hillside Cemetery, Lake Wilson, MN. Totzke Funeral Home of Slayton entrusted with arrangements. To  send condolences visit

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