Daniel Dunnigan

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, July 8 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Minto for Daniel Dunnigan, 61, of Minto.


Posted July 15, 2013

He passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Sanford Medical Center of Fargo. Interment at Clotilde Catholic Cemetery of Milton.

Daniel Raymond Dunnigan was born May 20, 1952 in Langdon the son of Raymond and Rita (Fischer) Dunnigan. He attended rural school at Beaulieu and graduated from Walhalla High School in 1970. He attended Lake Region Community College in Devils Lake, graduating in Welding, Drafting and Cabinet Building. He worked as a site supervisor at the missile bases in Concrete and Nekoma. He was united in marriage to Linda Marie Wild on July 16, 1977 in Olga. In May of 1978 the couple moved to Minto and he worked as plant manager for Harriston Industries.

He was diagnosed with carcinoid cancer in June of 1999. He was always upbeat and optimistic persevering through many challenging times throughout his illness. He was a kind and gentle man who took wonderful care of his family and his friends. After 33 years he retired from Harriston Industries due to illness. He sorely missed his work and his second family. He was very loved and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife Linda of Minto; children, Jarrod Dunnigan, Minto; Adam (O’Mara) Dunnigan, Severna Park, Md.; Kara Lynn (Andrew) Langowski, Watford City; Ross Dunnigan, Grand Forks; grandchildren, Kinley Dunnigan and Avery Langowski; his mother, Rita Dunnigan, Walhalla; siblings, Debbie Hudson, Rolla; Nancy Dunnigan (David Koesher), Minneapolis, Minn.; Mary (David) Saxowsky, West Fargo; Shirley (Wayne) Breimeier, Beulah; Earl (Beverly) Dunnigan, Walhalla and Edgar (Deanne) Dunnigan, McVille. He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond, and brother-in-law, Tim Hudson. An online guest book is available The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton was in charge of the arrangements.