Daniel G. ‘Dan’ Benicke, 63

Daniel G. ‘Dan’ BenickeDaniel Benicke of Cedarburg passed away on Oct. 17, 2015, at the age of 63 years.

Beloved husband and best friend of Mary Lou (nee Wolf). Loving father of Rob (Robin) and Danielle (Luke Thurloff) Benicke.

Proud grandpa of Riley and Rhegan Benicke and Emma Thurloff. Dear brother of Werner (Carrol) Benicke, Allen (Claudia) Benicke and Karen (James) Moder. Further survived by his golf cart buddy, Roxy, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at 6 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church (W61 N498 Washington Ave.), Cedarburg. Interment at Immanuel Cemetery. In state Friday at the church, 3 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials of your choice are appreciated.

Please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com to view the Daniel Benicke video tribute or to send online condolences to the Benicke family. Dan was a lifetime resident of the town of Cedarburg.

Growing up, he worked on the family farm on Highway 60. He graduated from Cedarburg High School in 1971. On Aug. 27, 1977, he was united in marriage to his loving wife Mary. He proudly worked for the town of Cedarburg for 38 years, retiring in January of 2015.

His greatest accomplishment in life was his family.

He enjoyed spending time at the trailer in Montello on Lake Puckaway. He was an avid outdoorsman and spent many fun times with his family fishing and hunting. He was a person who could fix anything and he loved gardening as well as woodworking. He was a huge Green Bay Packers and NASCAR fan.

“With each passing day, as we do the things you loved to do, you will always be with us.”