Bay City, Michigan
Our devoted loving husband and father passed away Monday, January 20, 2014 at his residence, age 77. He was born March 9, 1936 in Bay City to the late Leo and Lucy (Wolf) Salois. Daniel married Elizabeth A. “Betty” Hollerbach on February 20, 1960 in St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and she predeceased him on October 18, 2013. He was a veteran and served his country with the US Army from 1955 to 1963. Daniel retired as a heat and frost insulator in 1991 with Local #47 in Saginaw after 30 years of service. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council #414, John Glenn Booster Club and the Needlers Golf League at Maple Leaf Golf Course. Daniel was a youth basketball coach and baseball coach at Northwest Little League. He enjoyed watching the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers. Dan also loved hunting and the outdoors.
Surviving are four children: Theresa Salois, Maria (Gordon) Steff, Tim Salois, Kathleen (Kip) Brown, a daughter in-law, Amy Cornell, one granddaughter, Chelsey Reichart, one great grandson, Evan Reichart, three sisters: Ruth Wackerle, Jane Landosky and Mary Lou Bleck and two sister in-laws, Betty Salois and Helen Salois. Daniel was predeceased by a son, Patrick Salois, two brothers, Robert and William Salois, three sisters: Yvonne (Vincent) O’Connor, Kathleen (Larry) Seidel and Patsy (Tom) Kelly and three brother in-laws: Melvin Wackerle, Al Landosky and Gene Bleck.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, January 24, 2014 at 11:00am at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Fr. Patrick Jankowiak will celebrate Mass and private interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Thursday from 1:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Friday after 10:00am. A Parish Vigil Service and Knights of Columbus Bible Presentation for Daniel will be held Thursday at 7:00pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Mary’s Building Fund.