Daniel H. Whitmore
March 19, 1949 — Jan. 10, 2017

Daniel H. Whitmore, age 67, of Genesee, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. Dan was born March 19, 1949, to Burnell “Bub”and Alice “AJ” (Horn) Whitmore in Waukesha.

On October 26, 1974, he married Barbara A. Moore in Genesee.

Dan was a runner in his younger years, running both cross country and track. He was a member of the Dousman Gun Club, the GTO Club and the NRA. He was owner and operator of Whitmore Engines and loved building and working on Pontiac engines. Dan most recently worked making custom rifle barrels at Bartlein Barrels in Jackson. He was a hunter, fisherman and gardener.

Dan is survived by his wife, Barb; his daughter, Betsy (Russ) Giese of Olney, Md., and his son, John Whitmore of Genesee; his granddaughter, Merian Giese; his siblings, Tim (Nancy) Whitmore, Joe (Alice) Whitmore, Steve Whitmore, Andy (Dawn) Whitmore and Mary Beth (Mike) O’Neil; his in-laws, Dave Moore, Terry (Melodie) Moore and Patti (John Lamp) Moore; his aunts and uncles, Mary Lynn (Dick) Savatski, Don Stein, Herbert (Arlene) Horn and Jeanette Horn; and other relatives and many friends. Preceding him in death are his parents, his mother- and father-in-law, and a brother, Ben.

Funeral services for Dan will be at 2:00PM on Saturday, January 14, at Thelen Funeral Services, W309S4840 Commercial Drive, Genesee (NW corner of highways 59 and 83) with the Rev. Peter St. Martin officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 12:00 noon until the time of services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in Dan’s name may be directed to the family and are greatly appreciated.

Thelen Funeral Services of Genesee/North Prairie is honored to be assisting the family. For further information, or to sign the online guest registry, please go to