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Daniel Gilbert "Dan" NielsenJuly 19, 1949 ~ September 19, 2017 (age 68)
Daniel G. Nielsen, 68, Neenah, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at ThedaCare Medical Center, Neenah. He was born on July 19, 1949, in Florida, the son of Gilbert "Gib"and Ara (Wedewort) Nielsen. Dan was a very gifted carpenter, who owned and operated Dan's Home Exterior's. Daniel was a simple man, but also a deep thinker, and very spiritual person. He will be remembered most fondly for his kindhearted nature.
Daniel is survived by a brother: Michael (Patti) Nielsen; brother-in-law: Tom Jandourek; a niece: Sara (Mark) Koehn; nephews: John and Mike (Angie) Jandourek, and Chris (Courtney) Nielsen; 9 great nieces and nephews: Stephanie, Mark Jr., Emily, Elizabeth, and Katie Koehn, and Alexis, Harper, Maelyn, and Van Nielsen; as well as many other relatives and numerous friends.
Daniel was preceded in death by his parents; a sister: Susan Jandourek; and a nephew: Matt Nielsen.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 pm, Monday, September 25, 2017, at the Kessler Funeral Home, 304 S. Commercial St., Neenah, with Fr. Richard Allen officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah. Visitation will be Monday at the funeral home from 4:00 pm until the time of the service. Immediately following the service, full military honors will be presented by Active Duty Members of the US Army and the Neenah-Menasha Funeral Honors Team. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.
Dan's family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you the dedicated staff at ThedaCare Medical Center, Neenah, Fr. Allen, and Fr. William Kuhr, and all the those who offered prayers, kindness and compassion.