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Born: Jan 22, 1969

Date of Passing: Apr 22, 2021

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January 22, 1969 - April 22, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Dan announce his sudden passing at home.
Dan was predeceased by his grandparents, Mortine and Hans Christian Jensen, Sofia and Harold Sr. Priestley and his parents, Sophia and Chris Jensen. He will be lovingly remembered by his common-law spouse Amber Brazil and their son Maddex; his three brothers and their families, Leonard (Debbie), Derrick, Lynsey; William (Kyla), Hayden, Marissa, Rylee; and Joseph (Erin), Dylan, Cody, Eric and Mathew.
Dan, affectionately known as Disco, was born in Teulon, Manitoba and spent the majority of his life on or near the family homestead East of Stonewall. Where he grew up building a lifelong circle of close friends, he considered family. There are too many to list, but they know who they are.
Dan graduated from Stonewall Collegiate class of 1987. He was elected student Vice President after giving a convincing campaign speech.
After high school, Dan attended Red River College and obtained a diploma in Sales and Marketing. Dan excelled in his 25 year career at The Brick with his tireless work ethic to attain his goals, and was admired by his Winnipeg West family. Dan was recognized for his achievement as top performer in the region and company. In a five year span Dan's name is engraved 39 times on The Brick's Top Monthly Performer recognition wall.
Dan had the gift for gab and would entertain his family and many friends with stories and his knowledge about sports statistics. Dan had many pleasures in life; he took great pride in being a father and role model to Maddex and coaching him in local baseball, while never missing the chance to watch the Winnipeg Jets, the Toronto Blue Jays or a Bomber game on TV. With a love for all sports Dan played hockey, most recently for the Stonewall Bullets. Disco loved spending time with his friends from pool parties, poker games, fishing, camping trips and the annual Mulligan Golf Tournament; and especially spending Christmas dinners with the Kroeker's, McIvor's and Willey's.
An all day viewing has been scheduled for Monday, May 10, 2021. Due to Covid restrictions the MacKenzie Funeral Chapel, Stonewall, can only accommodate 10 persons/ hour. Please call MacKenzie at 204-467-2525 to schedule a time to be able to pay your respects. A Celebration of Life will be scheduled in the future when Covid restrictions have lessened.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice.

MacKenzie Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 01, 2021

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • Our deepest sympathy to you, Amber and all of Dan's family. Auntie Debra and Uncle Karsten - Posted by: Karsten and Debra Eyben (Aunt and Uncle) on: May 06, 2021

  • Disco was the life of the party and definitely had the gift of the gab. When life gets back to normal there will be a big void at all the gatherings! Rest in peace and I am sorry to all his friends and family that he was taken away too soon! - Posted by: Tannis Thomson (Friend ) on: May 02, 2021

  • I have many great memories of our years and adventures together growing up. My condolences to all Dan's family and friends. - Posted by: Sue Holloway (Friend) on: May 01, 2021

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