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Daniel John Jarnagin


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Jarnagin, Daniel John

Daniel John Jarnagin, 58, of Savage, Minnesota, formerly from Port Edwards, died on Thursday, May 4th after a short but fierce battle with esophageal cancer.

His memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 11th at Unity of the Valley Spiritual Center, 4011 Hwy 13 in Savage, MN at 5:30. Visitation will be one hour pior to the service, with a reception to follow.

Dan was born to Clifton and Margaret Jarnagin on July 20, 1958 in St. Louis, Missouri. At the age of 8 he and his family moved from Lakewood, Colorado to Port Edwards. Dan graduated from John Edwards High School in 1976. His high school activities included golf, band, chorus, and cross country. Dan continued his education at UW - Eau Claire where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, graduating in 1981.

Dan was married to Kathy Tuil in 1989. They made their home in Burnsville, MN. During their 18 years together they raised two sons, Roderick and Adam. Dan worked in Industrial Sales specializing in packaging for over 30 years. He had the opportunity to travel the globe during his career.

He met Joan Heinz in 2010. They've been inseparable ever since. She was there with him through good and happy times as well as through the struggle at the end of his life.

Dan's interests included golf, fishing, boating, gardening, and politics. He was also very involved in his sons' activities with the Boy Scouts and the Black Dog swim team.

Dan his survived by his sons Roderick and Adam Jarnagin, his very special lady Joan Heinz, a sister Barbara (Daniel) Scott, a brother Michael (Linda) Jarnagin, and his nephews Christopher Gilman and Scott Jarnagin. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on May 11, 2017
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