Dan Splittstoser, age 70, of North Branch died unexpectedly January 17, 2015 at home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 21st at Maranatha Assembly of God in Forest Lake. A visitation will be held from 12:30 PM until the service Wednesday at the church.
Daniel Carol Splittstoser was born to Emanuel and Lucille Splittstoser on September 10, 1944 in Minneapolis, MN. Dan was the oldest of their 6 children. Dan lived in the North Branch area his entire life and graduated from North Branch High School in 1962. Dan married his first wife, Linda, and they had 3 children. He later met and married his best friend Diane in July of 1979. Life changed forever combining two families that truly became one.
Whatever Dan did, he lived life to the fullest. He loved the Lord, his family, his country and his church. Dan enjoyed his many friends, hunting & fishing, he was involved in many organizations and was still working as a Fire Safety Coordinator at the time of his death. He spent many years as a member of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Assn. and was currently working on their upcoming 25th annual Wild River banquet.
Dan passed away January 17, 2015 at home to live in Heaven with Jesus at the age of 70 years, 4 months and 7 days. Dan was preceded in death by a baby brother; father, Emanuel; mother, Lucille and brother, Bruce.
Dan will be truly missed by his wife, Diane and 5 children, Karen (Gary) Tuseth, David (Molly) Collins, Julie (Les) Bartel, Eric (Dawn) Splittstoser, and Dane (Stacey) Collins; 15 grandchildren, Jesse Cleveland, Dan Cleveland, Don Cleveland, Rick Cleveland, Cheyenne Tuseth, Aundrea Splittstoser, Andrew Bartel, Jocelyn Splittstoser, Elsie Splittstoser, Seth Splittstoser, Courtney Collins, Josh Collins, Abigail Collins, Blake Collins and Kailey Collins; 3 great-grandchildren, Neveah, Jazmine and Weston; brothers, Mark (Fran) Splittstoser, Lyle Splittstoser and sisters, Joyce (John) Wiberg, Betty (Don) Boll and extended family and friends.