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Daniel (Dan) Nowland Sr.

June 7, 1929 — April 22, 2022

Millington Twp – Daniel “Dan” W. Nowland Sr. 92, our hard working, determined, and caring husband, father, and friend passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022, surrounded by family at Ascension – St Mary’s in Saginaw.

Dan was born on June 7, 1929, in Akron, Michigan to Wallace and Eda (Post) Nowland. After high school, Dan went to college and honorably served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Afterwards, Dan worked as a pipe fitter with Buick for 33 years and was an active member of the U.A.W. Local 599. Dan then enjoyed his retirement of 41 years spending time with family. He met the former Jessie Crosby, they dated, fell in love, and were united in marriage in 1961. Together they shared 61 years of marriage and countless memories.

He is survived by his wife, Jessie; and children: Diane (Robert) Wood, Daniel W. Nowland Jr., Bethany (Malcolm) Martin, Dennis (Gaile) Vollmar, Allen & Donna Vollmar, Alexa Bell, and Alvin Vollmar. He also leaves 8 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Special friend Kim Nowland. He is preceded in death by his son, Christopher Lee Vollmar and son in-law Alan Bell.

Those wishing to make donation in Dan’s memory are asked to consider the Millington Food Pantry.

Services to celebrate Dan’s life will be held at Hanlin Funeral Home (4823 Main Street, Millington, MI 48746) at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Pastor Jim Mellish  last will preside. The family will receive visitors from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. Immediately following, the family invites guests for a luncheon at the Millington Community Center (8705 State Rd, Millington, MI 48746). Dan will be laid to rest with private burial service at Brookside Cemetery in Fairgrove, MI at 2:30 p.m.

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Dan and his family are in the care of Hanlin Funeral Home. Serving Since 1928. 4823 Main St., Millington, MI 48746, (989) 871-4591.


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