Daniel Harry Bumgarner
October 21, 1939 – November 17, 2021
Age 82, Sun Lakes, AZ died on November 17, 2021. Dan was born in Grand Rapids, MN on October 21, 1939, and was a graduate of Deer River High School and Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. His career with the US Fish and Wildlife Service moved Dan and his family around the country. During those years, Dan coached Marc, Susan and Lisa in soccer and returned to northern Minnesota every summer to work on his Christmas tree farm. He always stayed fit by playing racquetball and golf, running, biking, and walking. He was a man of good humor with many skills and passions including driving and skiing in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, dogs, and thirst-quenching Kilt Lifter beer.
Dan is survived by his wife Beverly of 27 years; his mother, Viola Bumgarner and brother Tim (Terry) Bumgarner; his children Marc (Tammy) Bumgarner, Susan (Dave) Callies, Lisa (Joe) Reinke; grandchildren Michael (Maria) Bumgarner, David (Lauren) Bumgarner, Matthew Bumgarner, Benjamin, Timothy and Nathan Callies, Max, Sam and Mia Reinke; great-grandchildren Lena, Claire and Luke Bumgarner; sister Linda Shanahan (Evan Hanson) and Beverly’s children and grandchildren Michael (Kelly) LaVine, Maddie and Meredith LaVine; Michelle Mills, Jax and Kage Mills; Melissa (Tim) Doane and Carson Doane; Matthew LaVine.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021