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Daniel “Dan” Mark Kahler, 61, of Appleton, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Saturday, August 3, 2019. He was born in Appleton, WI on February 14, 1958 to the late Herbert and Lucille (Ellefson) Kahler. He was united in marriage on July 29, 1978 to Linda Diedrich at St. Therese Catholic Church in Appleton.
Dan enjoyed working on small engines, tinkering in the garage, fishing, his collector Gold Wing motorcycle, and his 1968 Cutlass Supreme. He also enjoyed the years he played football at Appleton West High School and watching the Brewers and Packers.
Dan is survived by his wife, Linda, son; Daniel (Brooke) Kahler, daughter; Jamie (David) Jarvey, five grandchildren; Damon Kahler, Aiden, Alexander, Ainsley, and Ava Jarvey, one sister; Pat (Larry) Weber, brother; Warren (Cheryl) Kahler and sister-in-law; Shiela Kahler. Further survivors include, sisters-in-law; Diane (Mike) Smith, Janet (Jeff) Tessen, Karen (Don) Marx, brother-in-law; Joe (Kathy) Diedrich and by numerous aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother; Ralph Kahler, two sisters; Roberta Fulcer and Vivian Piloczewski, nephew; Shawn Mackesy, father and mother-in-law; Joseph and Joan Diedrich, sister-in-law and brother-in-law; Donna and Bryan Mangan.
Visitation for Dan will take place on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM at VALLEY FUNERAL HOME 2211 N. RICHMOND ST. APPLETON WI. A celebration of life will follow the visitation at 12:00 Noon.
The family would like to thank the staff at ThedaCare at Home and a special thank you to Dr. Jessica Johnston-Pickert and Dr. Scott Parrish.