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“Dan was a teammate for both track and football, he was a tremendous athlete and a great person. I learned of his passing while attending the 50th...Read More »
1 of 48 | Posted by: Tim Finch - Eugene, OR

“So sorry for your loss. Just found out about Dan's passing. Mom and I hope if there is any thing we can do we are here for you. Praying for you and...Read More »
2 of 48 | Posted by: Carolyn Harden - Kalamazo, MI

“How blessed my family was to know the Gibbs. From little league to high school football, through vacations births and deaths we have been linked ...Read More »
3 of 48 | Posted by: Terry Torian - Richland, MI

“The Martin kids just learned of Danny's death today and I am heart broken. The Gibbs kids and the Martin kids grew up together in Battle Creek and...Read More »
4 of 48 | Posted by: Terry Martin Brown - Okemos, MI

“We are so sorry about Dan's passing. We will miss him very much. Barb, Jason, Mary, Breyton, Ainsley, Rowan, you are in our thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
5 of 48 | Posted by: Chuck & Dana Hoyt - Grand Rapids, MI

“Barb and Jason, I am so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Dan as a our youth baseball coach, and listening to the world according to Dan...Read More »
6 of 48 | Posted by: Tom Bashore - Fort Collins, CO

“Barb and Jason,I am so sorry to hear if Dan's passing. He was a very great, talented man. My thoughts and prayers are with you both. ”
7 of 48 | Posted by: Mark Haase - Plainwell, MI

“Barb and Jason and the entire Gibbs Family, Dan will be remembered as a great family man and successful builder. His talents are show cased all...Read More »
8 of 48 | Posted by: bob vaccaro - augusta, MI

“I first met Dan in elementary school and we immediately became good friends. As the years went by, we participated in athletics, and he and I were...Read More »
9 of 48 | Posted by: Clifford Harnden - Napa, CA

“I am Saddened by the Loss of Dan. He put up a Great Battle and Always seemed to keep his Spirits High. My Father (Roy Ballett) and I have a Cabin and...Read More »
10 of 48 | Posted by: Jim Ballett - Mattawan, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Barb and your family during this difficult time. ”
11 of 48 | Posted by: Sharon & Edward Knauss - Portage, MI

“Barb,Jason are thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
12 of 48 | Posted by: Sue and Dave Borkkowski

“Sincere sympathy to the entire Gibbs family. May all the wonderful memories with/of Dan help you all get through the days ahead. ”
13 of 48 | Posted by: Michelle Collins-Holbrook - MI

“Dearest Barb, I am so sorry. My sorrow for you is deep. To lose so much is beyond what I can fathom, but please know I am thinking of you and both...Read More »
14 of 48 | Posted by: Gail Potter-Barry - Vicksburg, MI

“Dear Barb and the entire Gibb family, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I enjoyed the pleasure of seeing Dan almost every 2 weeks for a few years. A...Read More »
15 of 48 | Posted by: Dan Deanda - kalamazoo, MI

“High School was a very long time ago, however, the fond memories of Dan ... and Barb ... remain. Sorry for the worlds loss of a good guy.Aloha,...Read More »
16 of 48 | Posted by: Marcia Adams - Kailua, HI

“So sorry to hear of your loss. I remember Mr. Gibbs as a great dad to Angie and Jason -- and a proud football dad in the stands at Gull Lake. &...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: Jen Harmens - Middleville, MI

“Another bright star is shining in Heaven. Keeping you in prayer. ”
18 of 48 | Posted by: Deborah Sweet - Bedford, MI

“Barb and JasonWe were so saddenned to hear of Dan's passing. We have such good memories of every time we would see him, but especially of our week in...Read More »
19 of 48 | Posted by: Bert & Winnie Arends - FL

“I remember Dan from Gull Lake, his sister, Debbie is a friend of mine. Haven't seen him since high school. He was a nice person & my thoughts and...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: Marcia (Davis) Seevers - CA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your husband was one of my favorite customers at Citgo! I'm going...Read More »
21 of 48 | Posted by: Johnna Ryan - Richland, MI

“So sorry to hear about Dan passing away. I always admired him. May God bless you and your family. ”
22 of 48 | Posted by: Linda (Hoover) Nowak Bouwman - FL

“Barb and Jason, I can't express how sorry I am. One of my favorite memories of Dan was when he was building the addition on our house when Brett of...Read More »
23 of 48 | Posted by: Deb Mumy - Richland, MI - Friend

“Dan Gibbs was a talented, kind, caring man. He will be greatly missed. Danny, Rob and Steve built our home, and later added on. As he told me...Read More »
24 of 48 | Posted by: Karen and Gary Levene - Augusta, MI

“Barb and Family, So sorry to hear of this heart breaking news, we know Dan was a great guy, hard worker and known by many. He will dearly be missed...Read More »
25 of 48 | Posted by: Steve & Colleen Bowker - Richland, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Barb and family at this time. Dan will be missed by all who knew him. ”
26 of 48 | Posted by: John & Bonnie Zamora - Georgetown, KY

“To Dan's sister DebbieI am sorry for the passing of your brother, Dan. Such an awesome guy. Always smiling and staying positive even through his...Read More »
27 of 48 | Posted by: cathy marshall - richland, MI

“I went to school with Dan and Barb I am so sorry to hear this. Dan was a good friend of mine,sweet, funny, just a great guy! Barb there is not enough...Read More »
28 of 48 | Posted by: Sherry Getman - Battle Creek, MI

“So sorry to hear of Dan's passing. He was a helluva guy and I had a lot of fun on jobs that Gibbs and Murray were working when we were too. Very best...Read More »
29 of 48 | Posted by: Dick Stap - MONTEREY, CA

“BarbWe are so saddened to learn of Dan's passing. Such a great guy. Loved seeing him all of the time. Always so friendly. I personally have so...Read More »
30 of 48 | Posted by: Cathy & Dick Marshall - Richland, MI

“Prayers and sympathy for you Jason and your entire family. Such a sad event, especially at this time of year. I didn't know Dan personally, but...Read More »
31 of 48 | Posted by: Donna Willoughby

“R.I.P. DanDon & Sherri/Carter Lumber ”
32 of 48 | Posted by: Sherri Ferguson

“I'm the daughter of the late Robert 'Bob' Allwardt, I remember Mr. Dan and the family. I remember how nice the whole family treated me. I remember...Read More »
33 of 48 | Posted by: Brigitte Christmon - Columbus, OH

“Barb and Family, I am broken hearted for all of you in the loss of Dan. He was a wonderful classmate and I could always count on that smile to be...Read More »
34 of 48 | Posted by: Kathryn Johnson Birke - FL

“It's hard to lose a friend. We got to know Dan and Barb through our same-age boys and became friends for life. How many football and baseball games...Read More »
35 of 48 | Posted by: Robert Fleck - Green Valley, AZ

“Barb, Jason, and the rest of the Gibbs family, we are saddened by your loss. Dan was a great family man and a tremendous friend to the whole...Read More »
36 of 48 | Posted by: Derek Fleck - Fairfax Station, VA

“I am so sorry to hear about Dan's passing. He was always such a hard worker and did quality work on my folk's place back in the day. He will be...Read More »
37 of 48 | Posted by: Stefan Berkel - Inkom, ID

“I am so sorry to hear of this. My prayers go out to Barb and family. Dan was a great guy and always spoke. Another great Class of 68 has gone home...Read More »
38 of 48 | Posted by: Linda Miller (Disbrow) - MI

“I went to Gull Lake High (class of '68) with both Barbara and Dan. I haven't seen either of them since then, but I remember how much in love with...Read More »
39 of 48 | Posted by: Beverly (Holston) View - Marshall, NC

“My thoughts and healing light go to you Barb and family. Safe journey. ”
40 of 48 | Posted by: Ellen Bennety - Hickory Corners, MI

“Am very sorry to hear of Dans passing. He was a good man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Gibbs family. ”
41 of 48 | Posted by: Jeff Taylor - Battle Creek, MI

“Mike and I are so saddened to hear this news. Dan was such a great guy and fought so hard to win this battle. Our thoughts and prayer a re with you...Read More »
42 of 48 | Posted by: Barb DeCoe - Delton, MI - Friend

“Barb and Jason , We send our love and condolences to you both. How very proud we both are to say that Dan Gibbs was our dear friend. A better man you...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: Joe & Dorris Milan - Bradenton, FL

“So sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers are with you and yours ”
44 of 48 | Posted by: Kathi Louden / Petersen

“So sorry to hear of Dan passing. He was a great man. May He Rest In Peace. ”
45 of 48 | Posted by: Ann /Joe Kaywood - Richland, MI

“We are so sorry Barb. Great guy. He will be missed!! ”
46 of 48 | Posted by: Joyce Snow - Richland, MI

“Jason sorry to hear about you dad. Life can be to short. My family's prays will be with you and your family's, thru these difficult times, God Bless. ”
47 of 48 | Posted by: Warren Potter - Grand Rapids, MI

“Sorry to hear of Dan's passing. I knew him as a good man and great father. ”
48 of 48 | Posted by: Gary Bashore - Friend

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Daniel Norman Gibbs of Richland, MI

Dan, age 66, died Tuesday morning, December 6, 2016 at Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI following a courageous battle with cancer.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 17th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 12648 East D Avenue, Augusta, MI 49012, with Father John D. Fleckenstein , Celebrant and Deacon Michael A. Carl, Assisting. Military Honors by the United States Army Honor Guard will be bestowed immediately following the Mass at the Church. Dan's family will greet friends on Friday, December 16th from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church Social Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dan's honor may be directed to the Spectrum Health Foundation, 100 Michigan Street, NE, MC004, Grand Rapids, MI 49053 with the Memo line: Lemmen Holton. The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel (269-629-6022) is assisting Dan's Family with his arrangements.