Funeral service will be 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2012 at Peace Lutheran Church in Cold Spring, MN for Daniel Piechocki, age 86, who died Monday at Cherrywood Advanced Living in Richmond, MN. Inurnment will be in the Peace Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation with family and friends will be from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Friday at the church prior to the service.
Dan was born in South Bend, Indiana. He married Laverne Hennessy on September 25, 1948 in Church of Peace, St. Cloud. Dan served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1947 as Staff Sergeant of the 970th Engineering Maintenance Company. He worked as Parts Manager for GM and was the owner of Browns Lake Resort. Dan was a member of the American Legion Post 381, and Lions Club of Eden Valley, and a Charter Member of Peace Lutheran Church of Cold Spring.
Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Laverne; 2 children, Ken (Diane), and Dave (Hayley); 4 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gene, and sister-in-law, Evelyn.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to Peace Lutheran Church.
Arrangements were entrusted with the Wenner Funeral Home, Richmond.