Daniel "Dan" Harris
Daniel J. Harris, 59, of Burlington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Hospice Alliance Hospice House.
Born in Omaha, NE, on March 19, 1959, he was the son of Charles and Marilyn (Boike) Harris. He was a 1977 graduate of Millard High School and earned an Associates Degree in Fire Science.
He moved to Wisconsin in 1983 and married Pamela Matty in 1986 at Sacred Hearts Church in Franklin, WI.
Dan worked in the truck stop industry before joining the Kenosha Fire Department in 1990, where he dedicated the rest of his career saving lives and helping those in need until retiring as a house captain in 2014. He also taught at Gateway Technical College and had a touring and limo business, Princess Tours/Crown Limo.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, old cars and cigars, fishing, water-skiing and carpentry.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Pamela; three sons, Daniel, Thomas, and Matthew (Alyssa); and grandchildren, Bradley and Grace. He is further survived by his parents, Charles (Sharon) and Marilyn; brother, Mark (Erika); nephew, Tristan; and in-laws, Vernon and Patricia Matty.
Visitation for Dan will be held on Friday, September 7th, at Proko Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 noon. Interment will be private. Donations may be made to Medical College of Wisconsin Tumor Research Program, Dept. of Neurology, c/o Dr. Jennifer Connelly, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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