Daniel Millard, age 67, died at Golden Living Healthcare Center on April 18, 2015. He was born on January 3, 1948 at Madison to Kenneth “Dutch” and Harriet (Rose) Millard. He married Carolyn (Schlim) Taylor in Pierre on October 8, 1993.
He is survived by his wife – Carolyn of Madison. Two sons- Scott (Heather) of Fremont, NE and Brett of Dell Rapids. One daughter – Kristi (Nick) Peterson of Madison. Two step sons – David (Pam) Stofferahn of Sequim, WA, Doug (Lori) Stofferahn of Ontario, CA and one daughter- Diana (Eric) Robanske of Redding, CA. 12 grandchildren. Two brothers – Dennis (Deb) of Lake Preston, SD and Doug of Madison. Two sisters – Debbie (Steve) Miller of Wentworth, SD and Dori (Dave) Hanneman of Madison. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev Constanze Hagmaier officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Graceland Cemetery.
Daniel grew up in Madison graduating from Madison High School in 1966. He served in the US Navy in Vietnam where is served as a Corpsman and was wounded in action. He was awarded the Purple Heart. After the service he returned to Madison where he attended Dakota State College and received an Associate degree in medical records. He worked for the City of Madison in the light department of 17 years. He also became a volunteer fireman becoming Fire Chief in 1987 where he retired in 1997. He was a life member of the VFW, American Legion and DAV. He also served as Southeast Director of the SD Firefighter’s Association for 8 years.
There will be a prayer service at 7:00 PM on Tuesday at Weiland Funeral Chapel which is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.weilandfuneralchapel.com