William “Mike” Daniel


William “Mike” Daniel, age 65, died Monday, October 25, 2021 at Seasons Hospice House with his loved ones close by.

Mike was born on November 20, 1955 in Sumter, SC to Billy and Pinky (Skinner) Daniel.

Mike is survived by his wife, Marann Faget; sister, Mona (Sean) McAuley; brother, Mark Daniel; son, Robert (Katie) Daniel; stepsons, Andrew (Holly) Willis, James (Carisa) Willis, Matthew (Jen) Willis, Panos (Meleah) Gamvroudis, Jacques Faget; stepdaughter, Alexia (Ben) Westerling; grandchildren, Alena, Maple, Wyatt, Hazel, Gene, Eulalie, Leonie, and Alex; several nieces and nephews; and our beloved Chihuahua, Trixie.

Mike is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Pinky Daniel.

The family would like to thank Seasons Hospice for the incredible care they provided to Mike.

Celebration of Life will be from 12-2 pm on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Rochester Cremation Services, 1605 Civic Center Drive NW, Rochester, MN. Social gathering following Celebration of Life from 2-5pm at Charlie’s Eatery & Pub, Hillcrest Shopping Center, 1654 US 52, Rochester, MN.

Interment will take place in late spring at MN State Veterans Cemetery in Preston.

Rochester Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories and condolences of Mike may be shared at rochestercremationservicesmn.com

7 thoughts on “William “Mike” Daniel

  1. Mike, Mike, you are much more than a work colleague. You are a real friend, always happy to help us here in Brazil, saying good words and making us smile and laugh. God bless you! I am sure you are in a good place waiting for us. My sincere condolences to the family. Daniel Andrade, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  2. Mike, a great friend and coworker, will be surely missed. I feel a deep sorrow, my wife too.
    He was always a great person to hang out with, and work with.
    Like Andrade stated above, he was always happy and prompt to travel to Brazil and help us regarding to work. Also a funny guy telling jokes even during hard situations, positive, never give up. Learned good lifes leassons while travelling with him.

    Rest in peace, Mike. All of our love and condolences to your family.

    Marcos Silva and Priscila Silveira, Florianópolis/SC – Brazil

  3. Prayers and my deepest sympathy to Mike’s wife and entire family.
    Words are at a loss Marann, as you know I just lost my hubby on September 26th.
    Love to you all.
    Hastings, MN

  4. Marann, I have been thinking about you. I can’t imagine how you are feeling, but I’m keeping you in my prayers . I will see you soon.

  5. Mike, I think of you often. It’s very hard to think you are gone and I will miss you always.
    Till we meet again good friend.

  6. It was a great pleasure to work with Mike, my family and I were and still are sad to hear what happened.
    In the 6 years that I worked with him, he was always so willing to share his knowledge, I could ask him just about any analytical questions and he would have an answer or search for one, easily one of the smartest individuals that I’ve meet.
    We will miss your laugh and friendship.
    My condolences to the family.

    Gerardo Woody

  7. Mike, i have only known you for a few short years, but i will miss your smile and your jokes, you always made the best of things. Until we meet again my friend.

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