July 21, 1951 – November 10, 2018
Daniel Robert Mennear 67, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018, unexpectedly at home. Dan was born July 21, 1951, in Olds, AB. Dan spent his early years in Sundre, AB, later graduating from NAIT, and eventually returning to Sundre where he and his brother, Tom Mennear, owned and operated the IGA. The grocery business brought Dan and his family to the valley in 1988, where he remained for the last 30 years. Dan spent the last 22 years with his wife, Mary Christensen.
Dan was survived by his mother, Lorraine Mennear, sister, Gloria Czerniak-Martin, brother Tom Mennear, wife, Mary Christensen, daughter, Nicole Mennea (Cory), daughter, Danielle Peterson (Steve), son, Ryan Karl, grandchildren, Jaxson Karl (12), Harley Karl (10), Hailey Peterson (10), Jordyn Peterson (6), Denton Peterson (3), Jazzmine Karl (19), Brayden Karl (10), and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his father, Cliffton Mennear, son, Aaron Karl, and brother-in-law, Bill Czerniak. Dan will be fondly remembered by friends and family as a loving, caring husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend.
A celebration of Dan’s life will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2 pm at the Chamber of Commerce Hall in Invermere B.C.
Contributions in memory of Dan Mennear can be made to the RAD Society at 5B Wolf Crescent, Invermere, BC V0A 1K2. For more information please contact info@RADsociety.ca or 778-678-5568.