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I just returned from Arizona and found out about Dan's passing. I want to pass along my condolences to his family. Dan was a joy to see all those years that I knew him. I am sure there is a huge hole in his family and friends lives. May God bless you all! Bob Hranac

Posted by: Robert Hranac M.D. - Estherville, IA - Family Doctor   May 09, 2013

So sorry to hear of your loss ,but also sorry that we haven't stayed in touch.Our prayers will be with you and your family . always your friend Tom

Posted by: Tom Sneden - McCleary, WA - old freind of sara   Feb 04, 2013


So sad to hear about Dan. I had heard about his struggle and valiant fight. I will always have fond memories of softball all those years ago. My best wishes to you and your family.


Posted by: Dave Zelinsky - Minnetrista, MN - Friend from way back   Jan 26, 2013

Marlene, Bernard and family,
Understanding thoughts and prayers
in your loss of Dan. Trusting he is
no longer suffering is of commfort
to you and that you have many happy

Posted by: Mary (Crouse) Sexton - Farmington, NM - Friend of grandparents   Jan 08, 2013

To the family of Dan,
I hold everyone of you in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Dan was a great man and his legacy will live on thru all of you. Dan fought a tough battle and now rests in peace.

Posted by: Kellie Krieger Snyder - Everly, IA - friend of family   Jan 07, 2013

Thoughts and prayers to the Kelley family.

Posted by: Amy Ness    Jan 07, 2013

To the Kelley Family, I am so sorry to hear about Dan's illness and passing. Growing up with Diane, I have very fond memories of the Kelley family and spending time on the family farm. I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by: Lori Stoltenberg (Ballah) - Spirit Lake, IA - friend of Diane & Blaze   Jan 07, 2013

Sara, I am so sorry to read of Dan's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children during this difficult time. May the Lord hold you close and comfort you.

Posted by: Dick Kelch - Ankeny, IA - classmate   Jan 07, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. I am so sorry for your loss. Take care and know that God is watching over Dan and he is watching over his family in heaven.


Melissa, I just wanted to send my deepest and heartfelt sympathies. I've been where you are, and I just wanted to let you know how truly sorry I am for your loss. Find strength in those around you and know that your son will and can know your dad's love and strength through you and your family.

Posted by: Susy Ostrum - Spirit Lake, IA - fellow teacher   Jan 07, 2013