Daniel Warren, 86, of Spring Valley

Daniel Knight Warren, 86, of Spring Valley, died on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at home surrounded by family.

He was born on Sept. 17, 1932, in Spring Valley to Marian and Roland Warren.

He attended Spring Valley High School graduating in 1951. It is there he met his high school sweetheart, Joyce (Bly) Warren. They later married in 1956 and had five children. He and his wife just celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary.

He served 24 years in the United States Air Force, and later he retired with the United States Postal Service. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, gardening, watching his son Joe and grandson Sam's baseball games, spending summer vacations in the Badlands National Park in South Dakota and making his annual driving trip to Florida every winter.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce; children, Susan Thompson, Joseph Warren, Richard Warren, Peter Warren and Steven (Traci) Warren; his brothers, James (Mary Lou) Warren and David (Pat) Warren; a sister, Sally Thompson; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Warren; grandchildren, Danielle, Lindsey, Samuel, Ann, Malia, Joshua, Thomas and William and great-grandchildren, Tyree and Amira. 

He is preceded in death by his sister, Mildred, and brothers John and Marcus.

Memorial services for him will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 5, at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley. Visitation will be held starting at 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Preston.

Hindt Funeral Home Spring Valley is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be left at www.Hindtfuneralhomes.com.