Myszkowski, Daniel John (1929-2006)

Daniel Myszkowski, 77, Warren, MN, passed away on September 13, 2006 at the Good Samaritan Center in Warren surrounded by his wife, children and sister.

Daniel John Myszkowski was born on June 1, 1929 in Strandquist, MN, the son of John and Helen (Gonshorowski) Myszkowski. He graduated from Warren High School in 1947. Daniel worked at Cut-Rate Grocery in Warren from 1941- 1950. From 1950 – 1953, he worked for Howard Brothers Implement in Warren. Daniel worked for Boardson’s Fairway in Warren from 1953 to 1972, serving as the grocery manager for several years. He married Henrietta Vasek on November 12, 1956. In 1972, Daniel and Henrietta purchased the Elm Crest Motel and operated it from 1972 – 1993. In 1979, Daniel also purchased Cliff’s Spot and operated it as Danny’s Tavern until he sold it in 1989. He retired in 1993. During his retirement, he worked part-time at the Occupational Development Center in Warren where he cut crafts. Daniel also had his own craft shop and enjoyed working on many projects for his clients, as well as special projects with his two grandsons, Benjamin and Thomas.

He was very involved in his community and the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church where he taught religious education classed for 35 years. Danny was a faithful member of Alcoholics Anonymous and was a long time volunteer for Marshall County Social Services. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Men’s Club and a member of the Warren Volunteer Fire Department from 1947 – 1980 where he served many of those years as Assistant Chief.

Daniel was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Henrietta; daughters, Karen of Warren, MN and Renae of Alexandria, MN; sons, Gregory of Warren, MN, John (Lin Krippner) and their children, Olivia, Sophia and Samuel of Brooklyn Center, MN, Joseph and his sons, Benjamin and Thomas of Grand Forks, ND and Peter (Dr. Mioki) of Rochester, MN, sister, Dorothy Ranstrom of Warren, MN and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Elizabeth Kasprowicz and Teresa Rominski, an infant sister and an infant son.

[Interred Calvary Catholic cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky