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1950 Daniel 2023

Daniel McLeod

June 9, 1950 — November 27, 2023

As the Chicago Bears beat the Minnesota Vikings

on November 27, 2023 our husband, father,

grandfather and great grandfather passed

peacefully on his late daughter Jennifer's birthday,

surrounded by his wife and children. Dan was born

to Walter and Joyce McLeod in Butte on June 9, 1950.

The family moved to Philipsburg MT during one of the

Berkeley Pit strikes. Dan grew up and graduated from

Granite High School in Philipsburg and then returned to

Butte to attend college at Montana Tech.

Dan and June met in college September 1970, and

married a year later on September 4, 1971. They were

blessed with four extraordinary and wonderful children,

Denise, Brian, Katie and Jennifer (who passed away


Dan is survived by his wife of 52 years, June, children

Denise Buxton, Brian McLeod (Victoria), Katie McPeek

(Nathan) and son-in-law Jason Parish.

Grandchildren, Jessica Buxton (Brett); Gabbie and Zach

McPeek; Bridgette and Malcolm Parish; Michael Hall

and family, Stacy Howe and family, Jordan Newman, and

great granddaughter Jazzy Nottley.

Dan is survived by his two siblings, Mary Agnes Sorensen

in Texas and her sons Lonny & James and his brother

Stephen McLeod (Sally) in Nevada, four sister In-laws

and two brother in-laws and their families. He enjoyed

many close friends and co-workers. He loved his three fur

babies, Mia kitty, Josie and Penny, his two pups.

Family welcoming him into heaven are his daughter

Jennifer and grandson Kenneth, his parents Walter and

Joyce McLeod, his in-laws Richard and Shirley Sims,

grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Dan was an life long Chicago Bear fan, played football in

high school and loved bowling. He enjoyed hunting in

his younger years, wood burning, beer brewing and best

of all pestering his children, grandchildren or anyone

close by.

Dan went to work at Stauffer Chemical in 1971 and

worked there until it closed in 1997. He returned to

college and received his Bachelor of Science in Business

and Information Technology and went on to be a Natural

Resource auditor at the Department of Revenue for the

next 12 years, retiring in 2012. A celebration of life will

be held at a later date in 2024.


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