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Daniel D. English

April 15, 1947 - December 30, 2018
Grand Haven, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Daniel D. English, age 71, passed peacefully on December 30, 2018 and is free from the yoke of Lewy Body Dementia. Dan was born on April 15, 1947 to Herdis (Doc) and Maxine (McLaughlin) English in La Grange Illinois. He attended Northwood Institute and enjoyed a sales career in the auto aftermarket industry, retiring in 2011. Dan and Ann Rizzo were married on August 5, 1978 in Troy Michigan. They moved to West Michigan in July 1983 and Dan enjoyed the many amenities that Lake Michigan has to offer.


Dan is survived by his wife Ann, children Katie(Jorge) Martinez and JD(Kim) English. Two grandchildren Leo and Emilio Martinez. Sister Priscilla English, Father and Mother in law, Joe and Betty Rizzo, brother in laws, Chris Rizzo, Gary(Jane) Rizzo, Phil Rizzo, John(Jill) Rizzo. Sister in laws, Judy(Mike) Rooney, Pat(Jeff) Criswell, Margaret(Bob) Cendrowski, Mary(Mike) Merlo and many nieces and nephews.

Dan was preceded in death by his parents and aunt and uncle, Ginny and John Swift.


Saturday, January 12, 2019, 11:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church - Spring Lake with Fr. David Gross officiating. Internment in White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Troy, MI.


One hour prior to the service at the Church. MEMORIAL: Lewy Body Dementia Association ( or Hospice of North Ottawa.