Obit: Danielson, Walter G. (1910 - 2003)

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Surnames: DANIELSON KRIDNER ROTH REDD MUELLER DETTMER SCHMIDT

----Source: TRIBUNE-RECORD-GLEANER (Loyal, Wis.) 03/05/2003

Danielson, Walter G. (16 MAR 1910 - 2 MAR 2003)

Walter G. "Danny" Danielson, 92, Abbotsford, Wisconsin, died on Sunday, March 2, 2003, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital’s Palliative Care Unit, Marshfield. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m., until a 2 p.m. memorial service on Sunday, March 9, at Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford. The Rev. Keith Jones will officiate. Inurnment will be held in the Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.

Walter G. Danielson was born on March 16, 1910, in Ford County, Ill., to Otto E. and Ella E. (nee Kridner) Danielson. He graduated from Paxton High School in 1928. He graduated in 1934 from the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana, where he was an ROTC member. He married Irene Roth on Nov. 10, 1936, in Hennepin County, Minn. He was a member of the Perkinstown Conservation Corp Camp, and later was called to active duty with the U.S. Air Force. He worked for Sears Roebuck, Chicago, from 1937-41. He owned and operated Danielson Dry Cleaning, Abbotsford, for more than 30 years. He was a member of the American Legion, Owen Masonic Lodge #317, and was active in the Air Force Association. He was a former member of the Mid-Wisconsin Bank board, former president of the Abbotsford Village Board and a former member of the Abbotsford Housing Authority board of directors. He also was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. His interests included golf and basketball.

Survivors include one son, Stephen (Nancy) Danielson, Kaukauna; one daughter, Sandra (Charles) Mueller, Sun Prairie; five grandchildren, Kristin (Dr. M. Brooke) Redd, Susan (Raimond) Dettmer, Steven (Terryl) Mueller, Julie (Gary) Farthing, and James (Erin) Danielson; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Norma Schmidt, Maryville, Tenn., and Elsie Roth, Marshfield.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Irene, on May 22, 1998; his parents; and one brother, Raymond Danielson.

Maurina Funeral Service, Abbotsford, is assisting the family with arrangements.

 

 


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