Obituary of Daniel Edward McClernan
Daniel Edward McClernan age 75 of Makinen, MN formerly of Duluth Died September 30, 2022 in Aurora, MN. Born June 17, 1947 in Duluth, MN to John Albert McClernan and Lena Hazel (Kinnunen) McClernan.
Daniel attended Denfeld High school. He married Carol Larson July 27, 1991. He served in the Navy 1967 to 1971, 2 tours in Viet Nam, Fighting Sea Bees. Daniel was a heavy equipment operator in the 49ers union. He enjoyed hunting and fishing especially his trips to Lake of the Woods, spending time boating on Whiteface Lake with friends and family.
Survived by wife Carol, children Mark (Sharon) McClernan, Melissa Ebert, Mary Hanson, and Matthew (April) McClernan; grandchildren Evan McClernan, Steven Morterud, Logan Ebert, Austin Hanson, Taylor and Ian McClernan, Sam Russell, Cash Russell, and Jazz Russell. Sister Sandy McClernan.
Preceded in death by his mother and stepfather Lena and Donald Hudson, father Jack McClernan, and brother, Michael McClernan.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday October 8, 2022 at 3:00 pm with visitation one hour prior at Cremation Society of MN Duluth. No burial.
The family would like to thank the staff at Northern Pines in Aurora, MN for their wonderful care of Dan in his last days. We would like to also thank all of Dan and Carol’s amazing friends and neighbors on Whiteface Lake for their support and help with everything.