Dan Windish, 85, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital.
Dan was born on October 28, 1929 in Fairbanks, Alaska, to Walter & Irene (Isaacson) Windish. He was raised in the Big Lake area, where he attended grade school, then attended Sedro-Woolley High School.
On April 9, 1948 he married Velma Crisp. A while later he was drafted into the U.S. Army, serving his country during the Korean Conflict; and enjoyed telling his many Army stories. After his discharge he worked in the logging industry in Alaska and Washington for many years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, gardening and was a great arm chair quarterback.
Dan is survived by his son, Mark and his wife Sharon and a brother, Ressie all of Sedro-Woolley. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Velma in 1993 and a brother Dines.
A Graveside Inurnment service with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the Mount Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.