Udvig, Daniel T.
Daniel T. Udvig, 72, Green Bay, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 18, 2014, with his family by his side. He was born July 14, 1942, the son of Marjorie (Stenz) Udvig and the late Thomas Udvig.
Dan married his loving wife, Patricia "Pat" (Corchran) Udvig, in Minneapolis, MN in 1968. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved to fish, and enjoyed spending time with Pat "Up North". Dan graduated from the University of Minnesota, Mankato with BAs in English and Theater. His studies culminated in being part of a nationally chosen theatrical touring group hand-picked by the U.S. Department of Defense USO. The group traveled throughout Asia, performing the musical "Guys and Dolls". Dan further used his education to help benefit the U.S. Government by serving in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Armed Forces Radio and Television Network serving in Korea during his tour as a news correspondent, news anchor, and actor in a television series broadcast to the troops. After the war, Dan went to Hollywood and appeared in the television series Route 66, the movie "The Ski Bum" alongside his wife, Pat, and numerous commercials. He moved to Sioux City, IA where he hosted a daily local Noon Show. Dan decided to transition to advertising and public relations, traveling throughout the Midwest capitalizing on his God given vocal talent. His voice could be heard on radio, television, and film spanning 45 years.
Dan is survived by his wife, Pat; a son, Adam; a daughter, Kirsten; a brother, Todd; his mother, Marjorie; a sister, Holly; five grandchildren, and cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave, from 12:00 (noon) to 2 p.m. Friday. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Rev. Richard Mauthe officiating. To send online condolences please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Richard Mauthe Center for the ongoing support of orphaned children all over the world.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staffs of Aurora Medical Center, Medical Surgical One, and Hospice, for the special care they provided to Dan and his family. We never felt so cared for.
Blaney Funeral Home
1521 Shawano Ave.
Green Bay, WI 54303
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2014