April 1, 1929 - September 12, 2019
Daniel Edward Edlinger was born April 1, 1929 in Saginaw, MI. His parents were the late Edward and Hazel (Gavit) Edlinger. Dan passed away peacefully at home on September 12, 2019. He attended St. Mary’s School in Saginaw. He was a member and usher at Holy Family Catholic Church. Dan had several jobs, including working in the family grocery store, window displays at Seitners, painting houses and signs, delivering bread, milk and auto parts. He was employed at (GM) Saginaw Manufacturing as a journeyman painter for 25 years, retiring in 1991. Dan’s hobbies included sports, magic, and wood-working. He especially enjoyed teaching all his kids, grandkids and some of the great-kids how to swim in his backyard pool for the last 60 years. Dan married Nancy A. (Lawler) on May 21, 1949. They were married for 58 years before Nancy’s death on November 12, 2007. They had eight children. Surviving are Patrick Edlinger, Saginaw, Loretta Rupp, Reese, Kelly Edlinger, Saginaw, Shannon (Connie) Edlinger, Kerry (Bill) Boyle, both of Freeland, and Bridget (Denny) Dupuis, Saginaw. He was preceded in death by two sons, Michael Edlinger in 1988, and D. Sean Edlinger in 2007. Also surviving to cherish his memory are 20 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. Grandchildren, Cara Edlinger, Courtney (Jeff) Widzinski, Gavyn Matthews, Erin (Rob) Busby, Matthew (Kristy) Edlinger, Rachel Yarch, Nicole (Joe) Causley, Noel Edlinger, Danielle Edlinger, Kyleene Nelson, Jonathon (Brandi) Rupp, Ashley (Lance) Deisig, Andrew (Danielle) Rupp, Blu (Brian) Yaw, Heith (Ashleigh) Edlinger, Ryan (Shannon) Edlinger, Shana (Eric) Stacy, Stephanie Edlinger, Chelsea Dupuis and Tatum Dupuis; Great-Grandchildren, Dominic, Caleb, Bradley, Audrey, Matthew, Evan, Margret, Chase, Trent, Sophie, Ethan, Madalin, Kendall, Jeffrey, Owen, Jackson, Kaylee, Morgan, Liam, Emory, Quinn, Ally, Adelaide, George, Garret, Stella, Alaina, Joey, Maelyn, Bryant, Annabelle, Colt, and Warren. Visitation will take place on Monday, September 16, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. lead by Deacon Roger Pasionek at Fischer Family Funeral Home, 504 N. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, MI 48602. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1525 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI 48601 from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Fr. Bill Taylor will officiate with Rev. Fr. Thai Nguyen concelebrating. Burial will take place at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Saginaw. For information, please call (989) 755-8277. For online condolences, please visit www.fischerfuneral.com.
Daniel Edward Edlinger was born April 1, 1929 in Saginaw, MI. His parents were the late Edward and Hazel (Gavit) Edlinger. Dan passed away peacefully at home on September 12, 2019. He attended St. Mary’s School in Saginaw. He was... View Obituary & Service Information
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