Lyons – Dan, 68, died
August 23 in Gates. He was born in Long Beach, CA. Dan
began his working life as butcher.
He also worked as a logger and truck driver.
He owned and operated several grocery stores during his
life. Detroit Lake is
where he and his wife raised their children. He was a prominent
member of this small community.
Not only was he a business owner, but he coached little
league, served as Mayor, and enjoyed a wide circle of friends.
Dan cherished spending
time with his family. Just
recently he said, "These last 2 years have been the happiest
time of my life." Since retiring, Dan was able to enjoy traveling all over the
US with his wife. In
addition, he loved to spend time in Mexico with family and
friends. He loved the
sunshine, golfing, snowmobiling, drag races, classic car shows and
working on his own antique cars.
Brother Ray Park and Carol of Carson, CA;
Wife, Toni Park of Lyons, OR; Son Robert Park and wife Jeannie of
Portland, OR; Son David Park and wife Jennifer of CLaremont, NH;
Daughter Shannon Waddle and husband John of Lyons, OR; Grandchildren
Robby Park, Alyssa Park, Justin Park, Candice Park and Rachelle
Waddle, Nephews Ron Park & John Park and Niece Kimberly Henry.
A memorial service in
his honor will
be held 11:00am Saturday, September 3, 2011 at St. Patrick's Hall,
364 7th St., Lyons, OR 97358. A potluck will follow. Main
dish is provided. Salad/side
dish or dessert is appreciated but certainly not required.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service,