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Daniel Frederick "DP" Passig

September 19, 1939 ~ June 24, 2020 (age 80)


Mr. Daniel F. "DP" Passig, 80, of DePere, Wisconsin, formerly of DeWitt, Iowa, died Wednesday morning, June 24, 2020, at Caraton Commons in DePere.

Daniel Frederick Passig was born September 19, 1939, in Charlotte to the late Rinehardt  John and Alta Marie Olga (Ketelsen) Passig.  He was a 1958 graduate of Welton Consolidate School. Dan married Ruth Ann Grimm September 19, 1958, at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt.  The couple farmed and raised their family at rural Welton.  DP also owned and operated Passig Trucking with his son, Roger for 25 years.  In later, he drove for various other companies.   His wife Ruth preceded him in death September 3, 2012.

He was a member of the Welton Volunteer Fire Department.   Dan was a people person and enjoyed visiting with them.  He also enjoyed his horses, hunting and snowmobiling.  Above all Dan loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Roger  and Jody Passig of DeWitt; his daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Gary Reuter of Denmark, Wisconsin; grandchildren; Isaiah (Heidi) Reuter, Justin Reuter, Chelsey (Jim) Hertel and Cody (Meghan) Berger; great-grandchildren, Zaiden, Adalyn and Hazel Reuter, Hailey and Mia Hertel and Brynlee, Madilynn, Finnigan and Oliver Berger; siblings, Sylvia Bowman, Fred (Vickie) Passig and Sally (Gary) Knutsen; sisters-in-law, Jean Passig, Terri Shelton and Rita West; nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by brothers, Duane Passig and Rodney Passig; brothers-in-law, Robert Bowman, Virgil Meyer and Earnest West and a sister-in-law, Rose Ada Meyer.

A private family visitation and funeral will be held Friday, July 3, 2020, at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt with Pastor Brandon Pangman officiating.  Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.  Please join the family at 11:00 a.m. Friday via Facebook Live at for Dan's funeral and graveside services.  Family and friends are invited to Roger and Jody's farm for a Celebration of Life Luncheon following the graveside service.   In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a donation to your local volunteer fire department in Dan's name would be appreciated.

Pallbearers will be Isaiah Reuter, Justin Reuter, Cody Berger, Jim Hertel, Brad Bowman and Todd Passig.

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