David Gilbert Daenzer

Born: Wednesday, July 1st 1953 in Shebougan, Wisconsin
Died: Sunday, September 15th 2019 in Mount Clemens, Michigan
Age: 66 years, 2 months and 14 days
Memorials In Care Of
Dunklau Center for Science, Math, and Business at Concordia University by contacting their Advancement Office, 800 N. Columbia, Seward, NE 68434.
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Service: 10:00 am - Monday, September 30th 2019
St. John Lutheran Church
919 N. Columbia Ave.
Seward, NE  68434
Officiating: Pastor David Rempfer
Inurnment: Greenwood Cemetery
Seward, Nebraska

David Daenzer, 66, of Mount Clemens, MI, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at his business. David Gilbert Daenzer was born July 1, 1953 in Sheboygan, WI to Gilbert and Bonnie (Kroeger) Daenzer. He was Baptized on July 19, 1953. In 1955 he moved to St. Louis, MO and in 1965 again to Seward, NE where he attended St. John Lutheran School and on May 7, 1967, publicly confessed the Christian faith and was confirmed. After completing his B.S. in Education at Concordia Teacher's College, Seward, NE, he trained at Salem Community College in New Jersey for scientific glassblowing, and also did graduate work at Colorado State University. He was united in Holy Marriage to Katherine Louise Hoops on July 9, 1977. He joined Katrina in Mount Clemens, MI, where they made their home.
He managed the glass shop at Ethel Corporation in Ferndale before taking the position at Wayne State University in Detroit, which he held until his retirement in 2009. He continued work from his own shop, Daenzer Glass Design, until 2019. He was an active member and supporter of the American Scientific Glassblowers' Society, holding many positions. He and Katrina were also members of the Michigan Ohio Chorale. His hobbies included sailing, camping, and world travel. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Ray Twp., MI, and sang in the choir.
David is survived by his wife of 42 years, Katrina Daenzer; his son, Sean (Audrey) Daenzer, Barney, ND, and granddaughters Lucia, Monica, and Renata Daenzer; sister Beth (Steave) Landon, Fairborn, OH; brother Doug (Sandra) Daenzer, Dillon, MT; nieces and nephews Alycia Miskle, Trevor Landon, Casey Trimble, Kami Tash, Kelli Trimble, and Stacey Trimble; parents Gilbert and Bonnie; and many relatives.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Albert and Ada Daenzer, Wilbur and Lillian Kroeger, and granddaughter Perpetua Daenzer.

David Daenzer

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