Dan Kemnitz

Eagle Grove – Daniel Richard Kemnitz, the son of Richard and Patricia (Tworek) Kemnitz, was born on March 28th, 1968. He was born in Columbus, NE and later moved to Emmetsburg graduating with the “Class of 1986”. After high school he joined the United States Navy where he attended submarine school and was stationed on the U.S.S. Alabama and U.S.S Pogy. After the Navy he attended Iowa Lakes Community College where he received his degree as an electrician.

Dan worked many years for Electrolux, at Iowa Central Community College as an Instructor and recently as an Engineer at Chantlands.

Dan was united in marriage with Susan Riley in July, 2004 at Daytona Beach Florida. Despite the sunburns and unexpected boat fire, their wedding day was filled with unforgettable memories that will be forever cherished.
Dan enjoyed spending time golfing or bowling, loved cheering for the Iowa Hawkeyes and Kansas City Chiefs, and enjoyed spending his time with his wife either gardening or canning. He was very passionate about keeping a well-maintained yard and when finished he would enjoy an ice-cold beer by the pool. Dan treasured every moment spent with is family and his heart overflowed with love for his family and grandchildren.

Dan is survived by his wife, Susan Kemnitz; children: Tana (Landis) Motley, Kade (Alysha) Beehrle and Daniel Kemnitz Jr; grandchildren: Elsie, Addison, Matthew and Olivia; bonus grandchildren: Dalton, Aleshia and Alaura; mother, Patricia (Pat) Schumacher; sister, Jennifer (Mike) Corley; niece, Kendall (Derek) Henkelvig; grand niece and nephew, June and Jack and mother-in-law, Nancy Arkland.

Dan passed away on Friday, May 24, 2024, at the age of 56 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Kemnitz; brother, David Kemnitz; sister, Karen Kemnitz and father-in-law, Dennis Arkland.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family. Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove is in charge of arrangements.


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