Daniel "Dan" R. DeHorn of Milwaukee, and a former resident of Rhinelander, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at his residence at the age of 60. He was born in Colorado on Oct. 10, 1956, the son of Dexter and Janice (Russ) DeHorn. While growing up the family lived in Spokane, Wash., Milwaukee and eventually moved to Rhinelander where Dan graduated in 1974 from Rhinelander High School. He then was employed at the Rhinelander Café & Pub. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps proudly serving his country.
Dan then moved back to Rhinelander and was employed at Charlie's South 17. Dan moved to Milwaukee where he was employed with IKON Office Solutions as an IT/Color Copy Specialist. In his earlier years he enjoyed hunting but most recently enjoyed fishing, building computers, working on his car, watching movies, spending time with his friends at Lake George and cats. He loved the Northwoods and couldn't wait to move back to northern Wisconsin. He will be dearly missed by his mother Jan DeHorn and by two brothers and one sister, Steve (June) DeHorn of Pembroke, N.H., Tammy DeHorn-Clauson of South St. Paul, Minn. and Mike (Joan) DeHorn of Rhinelander. Also surviving are one niece, two nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father Dexter DeHorn in 2006 and by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
The Celebration of Life for Dan will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Hildebrand Funeral Home from 3 p.m. until the 5 p.m. military honors. The military honors will be conducted by the Ray Rousseau V.F.W. Post #3143 Rhinelander and by two representatives from the United States Marine Corps. Private inurnment will take place at Forest Home Cemetery. A memorial has been established in Dan's name and may be directed to the family.
Hildebrand Funeral Home, 24 E. Davenport Street, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501, 715-365-4343. Celebrating lives and healing hearts. Everyone is invited to light a candle, sign the guestbook, leave a photo or an online condolence at www.hildebrandrussfh.com
Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017
Article comment by:
Sorry 4 your loss
Posted: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Article comment by:
My sincere condolences goes out to the DeHorn family. I was fortunate enough to work with Dan at the Rhinelander Cafe back in the 1970's. I remember him as a fun-loving and sweet young man. Those were good years. I'm so sorry for your loss.
The Northwoods River News | Walker Communications, LLC 232 S. Courtney Street, Rhinelander, WI 54501 | Office (715) 365-6397 | Fax (715) 365-6361
Corporate billing office: The Lakeland Times / Lakeland Printing Inc. | P.O. Box 790, Minocqua, WI 54548 | (715) 356-5236 | Fax (715) 358-2121 Members of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Community Papers, Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce