Daniel Entinger, 57

It is with great sadness that the family of Daniel Entinger announces his passing Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, after a brave struggle with ALS.

There will be visitation Sunday, Aug. 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with parish prayers at 6:45 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with additional visitation one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Interment will be at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Daniel was born Jan. 4, 1962 in Winsted, to Fred “Fritz” and Dorothy (Kieser) Entinger, the fourth of six children.

He was baptized at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, and graduated from Holy Trinity School in Winsted. While there, Dan met, and later married his high school sweetheart, Cynthia (Secora) in October 1984. They were blessed with four children, Nathan, Jeremy, Timothy, and Stephanie.

Dan and Cynthia bought a farmsite outside of Silver Lake, where they raised their family, and became members of Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.

Dan worked as a welder for several companies in Winsted; Sterner, Scherping, and Millerbernd’s. After a change in jobs, he worked as head of maintenance for 20 years at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and School in Mound.

Dan was one of those likable guys that as soon as you met him, he was joking and kidding around with you. You always knew where you stood with Dan.

He often shared stories of his childhood adventures.

Dan loved camping over the Fourth of July and Labor Day with all of the Entinger and Kieser families. He enjoyed fishing, yearly spring trips to the BWCA, and occasionally, hunting. During his younger days, Dan also had a motorcycle and enjoyed riding around on it with his cousins and friends.

He is greatly missed by his wife, Cynthia; and children Nathan (Monica) with grandson, David, of Elk River; Jeremy (Sheena) with grandson, Elliot, of Woodbury; Timothy (Katie) with granddaughter, Danielle, of Port Washington WI; and Stephanie (Alex) of San Carlos CA.

Dan is also survived by his brothers: Calvin (Elizabeth) of Maple Grove, Ronald (Carol) of Chanhassen, Michael (CindyAnn) of Mound, and John (Colleen) of Waverly; nieces and nephews; along with uncles and aunts, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred “Fritz” and Dorothy; a brother, Gary; his grandparents; and numerous uncles and aunts.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences can be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

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