VisitationBainbridge Funeral Home
Wheaton, MN 56296
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Bainbridge Funeral Home in Wheaton, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. A Memorial Service and burial will be held in Deer River on May 12, 2018.
Jack Wayne Danielson was born September 1st, 1946 in Deer River, Minnesota to Edward and Irene Danielson. He was baptized on April 18th, 1948 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Deer River, Minnesota. He graduated from Deer River High School on June 4th, 1965. Jack then enlisted in the United States Army on November 23, 1965 and had his basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He proudly served in the Vietnam War and continued to serve his country for two years. Jack returned home to Deer River and worked in the construction industry for the next twenty-six years.
On January 2, 1971, Jack married Durene Siegel at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Deer River, Minnesota. From this union three daughters were born. Jack and Durene resided in rural Deer River until August of 1994 when they moved to Wheaton, Minnesota.
Jack was an active member of the VFW in Deer River, Minnesota and the American Legion in Wheaton, Minnesota.
Jack's passion included "scrapping iron" from a young age and continued throughout his life. Jack also had a love for Northern Minnesota which he considered "God's Country" and always considered home. Jack's quiet demeanor and kindness made him loved by many. Jack's love for his family, grandchildren and great granddaughter were undeniable.
Jack is survived by his wife, Durene Danielson of Wheaton, MN; his children: Tracy (Darin) Hanson of Wheaton, MN; Jackie (David) Doust of Wheaton, MN; and Cassie (Lyle) Yuenger of Grand Rapids, MN; Siblings: Richard (Marie) Danielson of Deer River, MN; John (Carol) Danielson of Cohasset, MN; and Kathy (David) Hron of Deer River, MN; eleven grandchildren; one great granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews.
Jack was preceded by death by his parents Edward and Irene Danielson and his parents-in-law Wayne and Magdline Siegel.