Daniel W. Holmberg
Friday, September 30, 1960
Date of Death:
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
59 years old
Daniel W. Holmberg
Daniel William Holmberg 59, of Rochester MN passed away in his home on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
Born September 30th, 1960 in Rochester to Earl and June Holmberg. Dan was raised with his nine siblings in Rochester. He attended Mayo High School where he found a love for gymnastics. He graduated in 1978. He met his wife Mary in 1979 and they married in 1981. Dan and Mary had 2 daughters Sara and Mallory. He was a hands-on dad; playing, and loving his girls was a priority to him.
His biggest passion in life was music, including playing the guitar. He was blessed with an amazing voice, and instilled a great love for music to his daughters, in which, they are grateful for. Dan and Mary loved many other things, which included going to Duluth for vacation, camping, and any activity that included family.
He was a smart man, who knew almost every answer on Jeopardy. He was a treasure trove of knowledge. If you needed a question answered you could call Dan instead of going to google.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents June and Earl Holmberg. Sisters Gail Holmberg of Rochester, Judy (Holmberg) Lee of Claremont. Nephew Kasey Stafford Rochester.
Dan is survived by his wife Mary (Helder) Holmberg of Byron; daughters, Sara (Pat) Wright of Oronoco, and Mallory (Adam) Oberg of Mantorville; grandchildren Jackson, Lola, Elle, and Beau of Oronoco; siblings, Dawn Holmberg Rochester, Lynn (Doug) Carlson Michigan, Gwen Heymann of Kasson, Jean (Terry) Rich of Rochester, Earl (Dawn) Holmberg of California, Carl Holmberg of Rochester, Alisa Ebling Rochester.
The Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 9, 2020 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the celebration.
Memorials are preferred to the family.
Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.
The family of Daniel W. Holmberg has received the following condolences.
I'm sorry I cannot be there to hug each one of you. You all are blessed with siblings that make all the difference at a time like this.
Thankful that the grandchildren are all old enough to remember their dear Grandpa.
Am sending love and hugs to all my nieces and nephews. God be with you.
Mary- I'm so sorry to hear this news. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time of loss.
Oh Danny, Oh Holmberg Family, I'm so sorry to hear of this. Danny was always one of the best little brothers a guy could ever ask for. Now how are all of us ever going to know what time it is? I will always miss you, and your sense of humor, my friend!