Obituary for Daniel Oakes
Oakes, Daniel S. age 65 of Minneapolis, MN passed away on October 8, 2017. Cancer technically beat Dan, but he fought very hard for six years. He was still trying to qualify for a cancer study last week and was working as a much-loved Veterinarian at his clinic, Diamond Lake Animal Hospital, until Wednesday. Even though he couldn’t go into the office, he refused to quit and continued to work from home. He passed away peacefully in his sleep with his family by his side. Preceded in death by his father, Arthur. Survived by his wife, Pat; his children, Krista (Colin Simmons), Kelsey, and Jeff; his grandchildren, Arona, Leon, and Simone; his mother, Marion; his siblings, Rosanne (Tom) Higley and Tuvia (Nina) Alon; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation is Friday, October 13th from 4-7 p.m. at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 South Lyndale Ave. Minneapolis, MN and a half hour prior to service at Lakewood. Funeral Service is Saturday, October 14th at 10 a.m. at Lakewood Cemetery Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis, MN. Private family interment at Lakewood Cemetery.
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