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Daniel Carl Whitman, age 70, of Paradise, MI, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2013 at the VA Medical Center in Battle Creek.

He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Whitman, mother Barbara Langley, and a sister Pam (Whitman) Simon. He was born on July 29, 1942 in Battle Creek, MI.

He graduated from Battle Creek Central High School, and worked as a switchman for the Grand Trunk Railroad until joining the Army. Daniel was a Vietnam Veteran. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, Nascar racing, cooking on an open fire, and picking blueberries.

He is survived by his children; Kim (Whitman) Romack and Sherran Whitman; sisters, Joyce Bradstreet, Sandy Barrus, and Sherran Gray; grandchildren, Michael, Andrea, Brittnee & Zachary, and three great grandchildren.

Committal services will take place at 2:00 pm, Friday March 8, 2013 at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, located at 15501 Dickman Rd, Augusta, MI 49012. All in attendance are asked to promptly arrive 15 minutes early at 1:45pm.


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  1. Anonymous on March 4, 2013 at 12:00 am


    03/08/2013 –

    Elizabeth (Smitherman) Craw & Frances Smitherman

    Kim , Sherran and families
    We are so very sorry for your loss. He will be remembered as one of the good guys. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

    03/08/2013 –

    Dawn Smith

    Kimmy and Sissy,
    I just found out that your Dad passed away earlier this week,I am so sorry for your lose.
    My heart is heavy as Danny always held a special place in my heart.

    He was a good friend to our family a long time ago. He was there for my brothers, sisters and I after our mother died.

    He will be missed.

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