Danial J. Crowell, of Mora, passed away on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at the University of Minnesota Hospital. He was 60 years old.

MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Akkerman – Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora

MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at the funeral home.

Danial J. Crowell, of Mora, passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis. He was 60 years old.

Dan Joseph Crowell was born on July 11, 1956 in Minneapolis to Robert Crowell and Josephine (Duberstein) Crowell. He graduated from Mora High School in 1974. He worked for the city of Lakeville as Director of Liquor and Food Operations and also worked for Marriot Hotels based in Denver Colorado as Food and Beverage Director. He moved back to Mora and purchased The Crow’s Nest in 1989. He has owned and operated Captain Dan’s Crow’s Nest & Resort for 28 years.

He enjoyed every day of his life. He loved fishing, boating, golfing, camping and traveling with his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his best friend & partner in life, Diane; his children Abby Crowell, Jami Crowell and Christopher (Jacqueline ) Brenner; grandchildren Lolo and Beau Brenner and Adelina Graham; Diane’s children Lindsay (Luke) Graber and Kassie (Benji) Besser; Diane’s grandson Justin Norby; brother Robert Crowell Jr., sisters Constance “Connie” (David Coleman) Crowell and Georgean (Leszek) Polakiewicz; plus many nieces, nephews and friends.

22 guestbook entries for DANIAL J. CROWELL

  1. Pat & Janet Lenz May 1, 2017 at 3:43 pm #

    We shall truly miss our “Captain” Dan.
    Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and the family.

  2. Pat & Janet Lenz May 1, 2017 at 3:43 pm #

    Pat and Janet Lenz

  3. Walt and Dinah Parker May 1, 2017 at 3:59 pm #

    Our deepest sympathy. Thoughts and prayers for all and peace for Dan.

    Walt and Dinah Parker

  4. Luke and Lindsay (Norby) Graber May 1, 2017 at 4:16 pm #

    We will truly miss captain Dan! Him and my son justin were best buddy’s and justin will miss his chess and cribbage playing buddy! He was very good to my mom as well as my son and I will always be thankful for that.

  5. Scott & Kathy Larson May 2, 2017 at 7:27 am #

    We will sure miss not running into you captain Dan. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  6. Kelley May 2, 2017 at 10:20 am #

    Wishing you peace and comfort in the arms of our most understanding and loving God ~Kelley

  7. DiAnna Thingelstad May 2, 2017 at 10:59 am #

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, Diane, and the rest of Dan’s family. Dan will be greatly missed!!!

  8. Wayne, Evie & Kim Weiss May 2, 2017 at 2:09 pm #

    May God hold you Diane & your loved ones tightly in his arms during these sad days. Dan will be missed by so many. Sending prayers & hugs. Kimmy said it best…”He was like a big teddy bear”.

  9. Tracy & Gary Draves May 3, 2017 at 7:53 am #

    We are very saddened to hear of your passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Diane and your family. Dan was a special guy, one of a kind and we will really miss hanging with him in FM. Rest in Peace Captain Dan.

  10. Bob and Rita O'Neil May 3, 2017 at 10:36 am #

    Our sincere condolences to the family.

  11. pfl May 3, 2017 at 12:32 pm #

    My deepest sympathy to the family on the passing of your loved one. May God Almighty(Psalms 83:18) , the father of tender mercies comfort all of you. His word at John 5:25 tells us that there is hope of resurrection for our loved ones meaning that the dead will come back to life in the future so near now. May God (Psalms 83:18) whose promises never fail continue to strengthen you through the pages of His word the Bible, and keep the family together.

  12. Lauri Lundquist May 3, 2017 at 1:18 pm #

    I am so blessed to have been Dan’s friend and cherish the times we spent together, Diane you were his partner and best friend in life and my prayers are with you and your family. I will never forget his great smile and will miss him!

  13. Bonita A Rowert May 3, 2017 at 4:19 pm #

    We are so sorry to hear of Dan’s passing… Our thoughts and prayers are with you all…. We have wonderful memories of our time at the Crow’s nest…
    Doug and Bonita

  14. Scott and Jessica Larson May 3, 2017 at 4:43 pm #

    Our sincere condolences to Diane and family on your loss of such a great man. We will miss seeing him ride around the park with his faithful companion riding on the back of the golf cart.

  15. Cheryl Cornwell May 3, 2017 at 8:11 pm #

    Diane our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family the girls and I have some fun memories from our times at jellystone when they were young
    Cheryl Brenna Maisie and Hannah

  16. William Traxler May 4, 2017 at 5:42 am #

    So sad still young we will miss him I know I will been know dan since 1974 and on was a very kind soul help people he know always gave them a second chance now he Rest In Peace we all will have a happy drink too u Dan god bless u and you can now Rest In Peace and see jo and bob say hello from me Peace man

  17. Don & Betty Caza May 5, 2017 at 9:56 am #

    Our sympathy Diane and family

  18. Bob and Pattie Johnson May 5, 2017 at 1:01 pm #

    So sorry too hear of Dans passing. He was a great man and always left us with a smile. Take care, Diane. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  19. Ron and Chris Sparks May 5, 2017 at 1:23 pm #

    Our sincere condolences to Diane and the family. We will always remember all the wonderful days we had at the Crows Nest. A memory we will never forget.

  20. Mary Heins May 5, 2017 at 1:43 pm #

    Diane & Kassie…so sorry to hear of your loss…continued prayers for you and your family.

  21. Traci McLeod May 5, 2017 at 6:06 pm #

    Thanks for all the great Crows Nest memories. You will be missed Captain Dan

  22. Deb & Jerry Moore May 6, 2017 at 2:28 pm #

    RIP Captain Dan. Condolences to your family.

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