Curtis Wesley “Mac” McDaniel

Curtis Wesley “Mac” McDaniel

Birth
Odebolt, Sac County, Iowa, USA
Death 9 Aug 2006 (aged 90)
Lake City, Wabasha County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 15361074 · View Source
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LAKE CITY -- Curtis "Mac" Wesley McDaniel, age 90, of Wacouta, Minn., formerly of Austin, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, at the Lake City Nursing Home.

He was born on Aug. 26, 1915, in Odebolt, Iowa, to Curtis and Lena (Anderson) McDaniel. He graduated from Rose Creek High School near Austin, where he played on the basketball team. He then served in the U.S. Army in the European Theatre during World War II. Before serving in the military and after his honorable discharge, he worked for Hormel in Austin for 44 years.
On Nov. 30, 1946, he married Lillian Johnson in Austin. Since 1955, they spent their summers in Wacouta and moved there permanently after his retirement. Lillian died in 2003. He was a member of the American Legion, the Wacouta Township Board and the Red Wing Snowmobile Club and assisting in grooming the trails. He was very mechanically inclined and enjoyed fixing and building things.

Survivors include two daughters: Gloria (Mickey) Payne, of Dallas, Texas; and Lynn (Richard) Findley, of Billings, Mont.; three grandchildren: Mandy Payne, of Boulder, Colo.; Ben Findley, of Seattle, Wash.; and Leah Findley, of Billings, Mont.; two brothers: Lloyd (Jan) McDaniel, of Oceanside, Calif.; and Glenn (Marion) McDaniel, of Albert Lea, Minn.; one sister, Doris Hollywood, of Maryland; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife and one sister, Betty Cairney.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, with Rev. Eugene Hasselquist officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Grandview Memorial Garden Cemetery in Austin at 3 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Mickey Payne, Richard and Ben Findley, Robert Midness and Chris and Mark Warrington. Honorary pallbearers will be Lloyd and Glenn McDaniel.
Memorials are preferred to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y., 10018, or to the donor's choice.


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  • Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 14 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15361074
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Curtis Wesley “Mac” McDaniel (26 Aug 1915–9 Aug 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15361074, citing Grandview Cemetery, Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .