Daniel Dwyer Obituary

Daniel  Dwyer
Daniel Dwyer

May 6, 1928 - December 23, 2018
Born in Racine, WI
Resided in Santa Rosa, California
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It is with great sadness that the family of Daniel Dwyer announces his sudden passing on Sunday, December 23rd, 2018, at the age of 90. Dan will join his wife Ann Marie, and son Jerry in the afterlife. He will be greatly missed by his children, Denise Fossi (Steve), Kenny Dwyer (Stephanie), Mary Wehde, Danny Dwyer (Heidi), and Joe Dwyer (Lauren).
Dan will also be fondly remembered by his 16 grandchildren, Michael, Anthony, Laura, Jackson, Austin, Nicole, Jason, Kelly, Erin, Christina, Victoria, Daniel, Cassie, Sean, Katie, and Klare. He is also survived by his 6 great grandchildren, Colin, Cameron, Violet, Nathaniel, Alex, and Lucas.
Dan was born in Racine, Wisconsin, and later his family moved to Detroit, Michigan. Dan served his country in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Korea and later served in the Detroit National Guard. Upon his return to Detroit, he met Ann Marie and they were married in September 1952. They would go on to have six children and create a wonderful life here in Santa Rosa.
Dan was a loved member of the community and enjoyed many hobbies, including golf, bowling, and playing cards. He was an outstanding golfer, compiling several Hole-in-One shots during his lifetime. Dan and his beloved wife Ann Marie enjoyed many years together bowling on several league teams, and after her death he continued to bowl on a league team with his daughter Denise.
Dan was a card shark amongst friends and family. Additionally, he loved his Bay Area sports teams, the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A’s, and Oakland Raiders. Dan enjoyed spending his time with his family members and loved to travel. Daniel Dwyer was a man with many talents and loved unconditionally. His sense of humor and joyful nature will be missed most. He will be fondly remembered by all.
A memorial service will be held January 12, 2019 at 11:00am at Daniel’s Chapel of the Roses, located at 1225 Sonoma Ave in Santa Rosa, CA. A small reception will follow at the Valley Vista Clubhouse at 221 Westgate Circle, Santa Rosa, CA. In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may make memorial donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.




Memorial Service
Daniels Chapel of the Roses
1225 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa , CA US 95405
Saturday, January 12, 2019
11:00 AM