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“Dan and I served together in the Marine Corps. Our visit with Bob Hope in California is a true "Moment to remember " Rip Dan. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Tom Breyette - Louisville

“When I remember Danny it will always be when we were children . Down on the farm with Grandma Rice . I hope you have dreams of him . It will be like...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Collette Morris - Excelsior, MN

“I have many fond memories of Dan growing up on the farm together in the care of our grandmother. Fishing for bullheads at the old fishing hole,...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Victor Froehlke - Brother

“I am sorry for lost. Many prayers for healing. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Flora Anderson - Mankato, MN

“Marla, Jenny, JasonI'll miss Dan. He and I put in a lot of miles together, many interesting experiences, and had some good talks. I miss those days...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Kent Viesselman - Wells, MN

“Oh so sorry to hear Marla. He was quite the guy. It was so nice to the two of you in Blue Earth. He will be missed. You take are of you. You are...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sue Grunzke - Alden, MN - Friend

“Marla,Jennifer & Jason, I send my deepest sympathy in the passing of your husband, dad and Grandpa. I have many fond memories going way back to 1971....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Millie lves - Lake Alfred, FL

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Daniel Joseph Froehlke, age 70, of Wells, MN, died Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 8:00 PM, at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN, with Pastor Paul Woolverton officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home on Tuesday. Interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN on Wednesday, October 25.
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Dan was born March 29, 1947, the son of Frederick and Kathleen (Rice) Froehlke in Minneapolis. Dan was united in marriage to Marla Jean Piper July 10th, 1971 in Minneapolis, MN. Daniel was a Veteran Marine of the Vietnam War where he served 2 tours of duty. He worked several years for Wilson, which later became Farmstead in Albert Lea. He also worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. Dan enjoyed watching all sports, especially boxing. He liked fishing, reading, gardening, but especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Dan was a proud member of the Wells VFW and Wells American Legion Posts and took much pride being a United States Marine Veteran.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, several aunts and uncles.
Dan is survived by his wife of 46 years, Marla Froehlke of Wells, MN; 2 children: Jennifer (husband Jamie) Linn of Elk River, MN, Jason Froehlke (special friend Stacy Doust) of Eagle Lake, MN: 5 Grandchildren: Austin Linn (special friend Becca Holm) of Big Lake, MN, Thorson Linn, Noelle Linn of Elk River, MN, Scarlett Froehlke, Hope Robey of Eagle Lake, MN and 1 Great-Grandchild Mylah Christianson, Brother Victor Froehlke of the UK and Aunt Ovia Beckman of Mankato.