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Daniel L. Yocom III

September 26, 1945 ~ October 24, 2022 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Obituary

Daniel L. Yocom III, 77, of Eagle, WI passed away peacefully on Monday, October 24, 2022 at his home with his loving family at his side.

Dan was born on September 26, 1945 in Waukegan, Illinois the son of Daniel and Joan (Namejunas) Yocom. He grew up in the in the Waukegan area and graduated from Waukegan Township High School as a National Merit Scholar at the age of 16. After high school, Daniel attended Dartmouth College and graduated from the University of Iowa where he was co-captain of the swim team. Dan is fondly remembered as the exacting and fun-loving swim coach at the Brentwood Swim and Tennis Club of Waukegan. After graduating, he lived on the family farm in Somers, Wisconsin where he started a landscaping business. Dan moved to Eagle, Wisconsin in 2013 and continued to enjoy gardening and landscaping on his 12-acre property. He had a deep appreciation and love for the outdoors and nature. Dan was very active and he excelled at athletics like swimming, bicycling, handball and cross country skiing. Dan was fun, playful, and generous with both his friends and family. The most important thing in Dan’s life was his family. He was happiest when surrounded by those he loved. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by: his loving daughter, Camillia Pignotti; his two grandchildren, Ryker and Ginger; his sister, Barbara (Bruce) Mowrer of Port Townsend, WA; his uncle, Alfred Namejunas of Eau Claire, WI; and his dear friend, Florencia Gosselin of Glendale, WI. He is survived by a number of other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Daniel’s honor may be made to the Waukesha County Humane Society.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at the Gibson Family Funeral Home in Eagle, WI (103 W. Eagle Street, Eagle, WI 53119). Visitation will take place from 10:00AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Daniel will be laid to rest following the funeral service on Saturday at 2:30PM at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park in Kenosha, WI.

Gibson Family Funeral Homes of Eagle and Palmyra, WI is serving the family. To place an online condolence please visit gibsonfuneral.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 29, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gibson Family Funeral Home
103 West Eagle Street
Eagle, WI 53119

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Gibson Family Funeral Home
103 West Eagle Street
Eagle, WI 53119

Interment
Saturday
October 29, 2022

2:30 PM
Sunset Ridge Memorial Park
4300 Green Bay Road
Kenosha, WI 53144

Donations

Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)
701 Northview Road, Waukesha WI 53188
Tel: 1-262-542-8851
Email: office@hawspets.org
Web: https://hawspets.org/

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