With deepest sorrow, we announce that Daniel (Dan) Merrill Elenbaum at the age of 50 passed suddenly on Friday, May 24, 2019, in his home in St. Louis. He was a beloved son, brother, husband, father and grandfather.
Dan was born December 9, 1968, in Caro. He grew up on the family’s dairy farm in Mayville. Dan, a 1987 graduate of Mayville High School, was very active in sports as well as the school band. On February 28,2013, he married Karri (Barry) Bouchard. Dan had a special way of speaking to others that could bring light into any situation. He always walked into the room with a smile on his face just to leave behind joy in others’ hearts when he walked out. Dan affected many people in his lifetime. He owned Dan’s Ag Repair business, showing how committed he was to helping local farmers. Dan was proud of his children and loved spending time with his grandchildren. His hobbies included watching and playing sports, politics, and traveling.
He leaves behind his wife, Karri of St. Louis; his parents, Ronald and Marilyn Elenbaum; his children: Elizabeth (Jeremy) Bayon of Milford, Connecticut, Miranda Elenbaum of Elkton, Kristen (Chaz) Auten of Cass City, Caleb Elenbaum of Whittemore and Trinity Hodder of Caro; step-children: Timothy Bouchard of Saginaw and Chelsey Bouchard of Lansing; six grandchildren: Isabella, Evelyn and Alexander Bayon, Laina and Paul Auten and Kallie Elenbaum; two brothers: Timothy (Kerry) Elenbaum of Caro and Thomas (Sherri) Elenbaum of Mayville; two sisters: Kimberly (Paul) Taylor of Mayville and Nancy (David) Leming of Markle, Indiana; in-laws, William and Nancy Seddon; three sisters-in-law; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dan is now with his son, Jeffery Thomas Elenbaum; granddaughter, Lilian Jane Auten; grandparents, Merrill and Wilma Elenbaum and Harry and Ileen Kuhl. He is loved here on earth as well as in heaven.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Mills Memorial Baptist Church on Saturday, June 1, 2019, with a luncheon to follow.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Family Discretionary Fund. The family was assisted with these arrangements by Avram Funeral Home of Mayville.