Passed away peacefully surrounded by family, at Grand River Hospital on August 19th, 2023 at the age of 71.
Beloved husband of Anne Fries.
Loving, devoted father of Cathy Fries, and Laura Favero (Wes). Adopted dad to Marci (Dacia, Taeah, Avia). Dear Papa to Ashley, Brianna, Jenna, and Kinzy, greatest Papa to Elijah and Athena.
Predeceased by parents Murray and May Fries.
Greatly missed by siblings Sheila McKellar (Jack) Deborah Fulford (Jerome deceased), Jim Fries (Cheryl) Brenda Fehrenbach (Doug), Shelly Roy (Gerry) Sandy (Wes), Scott Fries and Allan Fries(Patti).
Cherished Uncle to Many Nieces and Nephew's.
Dan was the most selfless, loving, protective dad, papa, brother, uncle, and will be greatly missed, forever loved. He worked hard for his family and made the world a better place, he will never be far away.
The family would like to say thank you to the staff at Grand River Hospital for their compassion and exceptional care during this difficult time.
Daniel's family will receive relatives and friends from 12:00PM - 12:45PM on Friday, September 1, 2023 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00PM in the chapel with a reception to follow.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Grand River Hospital Foundation-Palliative Care or Trinity Evangelical Missionary Church would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).
Visit www.henrywalser.com for Daniel's memorial.