Mead Mortuary

36930 Irwin Road, Barstow, CA


Danny L. Kounovsky

April 2, 1946October 31, 2019

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, Danny L. Kounovsky, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at the age of 73. Danny, son of Harold and Arline Kounovsky, was born on April 2, 1946, in Des Moines, Iowa. Danny joined the U. S. Marine Corps in 1965 where he spent 20 years, retiring as a Gunnery Sergeant in 1985. During his time in the Marine Corps, he served at various duty stations in California, Hawaii, Okinawa, Japan, and three tours in Vietnam. Following his retirement from the Marine Corps, he worked at the Coolwater Generating Station in Daggett, California, from 1985 until 2009.

On July 17, 1977, he married the love of his life, Lucille R. Swenson, and together they raised their two daughters, Kimberly and Jennifer.

Danny was preceded in death by his father, Harold, and his mother, Arline. He is survived by his wife, Lucille; his children, Kimberly and Jennifer; his son-in-law, Joel; his grandchildren, Michelle, Juliette, Justice, Ryan, Jocelyn, and Josie; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Colleen and Rick Kamiyama; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Fred and Chris Swenson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The celebration of Danny’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Mead Mortuary.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at https://www.meadcares.com for the Kounovsky family.


  • Celebration of Life Thursday, November 7, 2019
  • Reception Thursday, November 7, 2019


Danny L. Kounovsky

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