Daniel "Grumpy" Githens (1957 - 2017)

Obituary
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  • "Hey Dan its been nearly a year since you left. When I see..."
    - Joanne Ruby
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    - Jean Githens
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    - v.p.
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    - Carlos
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Daniel (Dan) "Grumpy" Githens died peacefully in his home on Aug. 29, 2017, in Evergreen due to complications from cancer at the age of 60. Dan was born on May 19, 1957, in Santa Monica, Calif.
Dan is survived by his wife Jean Githens; sisters Encie Githens, Joanne Ruby, Karen Githens, Frances Perez, Phyllis Beavers and Alva Schuler; his step-children Jack Mohnhaupt, (Donna), Jerry Mohnhaupt, Jim Mohnhaupt, Jeff Mohnhaupt, (Karla), Renee Ball, (Chuck), Scott Davis, (Kathy) and Cheryl Davis; nephews Benjamin Schuler and Nicholas Schuler; grandchildren Dean Mohnhaupt, (Jenny), Michelle Mohnhaupt, Alex Mohnhaupt, Jake Mohnhaupt, Shea Mohnhaupt and ReAnna Ball; and his great-grandchildren Dailynn and Taylor Mohnhaupt.
Dan was preceded in death by his father, Derald Githens; step-mother Frances Githens; mother Phyllis N. Beavers; and first wife Pamela Githens.
Dan and Jean built a beautiful life in Evergreen, surrounded by family and friends. Dan soon became a staple of the community through his ownership of D&J Enterprises, encompassing towing, snow plowing, painting and drywall, and so much more.
Dan cherished hard work, enjoyed staying busy and dedicated his time to traveling, exploring the sand dunes and spending time with family.
Dan will be buried in a public service on Sept. 7, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church in Evergreen. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mr. Githens' life.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Evergreen Christian Outreach.
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Christ the King Catholic
4291 Evergreen Pkwy Access Rd
Evergreen, CO 80439
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Published in Canyon Courier on Sept. 6, 2017