Daniel Weijola, 75, Beaver Dam

November 28, 2018

Daniel E. Weijola, 75, Beaver Dam, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at his home.

Visitation will take place Friday, Nov. 30, from 1-3 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. A memorial service will follow at the church at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Philip Heyer officiating.

Daniel was born the son of Gunnard and Ana (Pelto) Weijola on Sept. 20, 1943, in Michigan. He was a graduate of Houghton High School in Michigan. He was united in marriage with Marilyn Draheim. Daniel had a couple jobs throughout the years working as a linotype setup operator, at the Target Distribution Center, and he owned Dan & Sugar’s Mystic Inn, which later became Dan’s Place in Beaver Dam.

Dan was a member of St. Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. He was a lifelong musician, and loved playing swinging country music. He was in a band “Danny’s Swingin’ Country Band” with his wife Marilyn. Dan enjoyed his daily walks, time reflecting at the lake and time spent with family and friends.

He will be missed by his sons, Dennis “Mark” (Gwen Frederick-Neuman) Neuman of Beaver Dam, Steve Neuman of Watertown, David Weijola of Beaver Dam and Jason (Toni) Weijola of Appleton; seven grandchildren, Justin, Miranda, Matthew, Cheyanna, Caitlyn, Lily and Mack; two great-grandchildren, Braxton and Archer; and sister, Shirley Clark of Houghton, Michigan. He is further survived by other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and was a friend of Bill W.

Danny was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marilyn in 2014; and brothers, Duke and David Weijola.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. To make an online condolence or for more information, visit KoepsellFH.com.

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