Daniel Joseph Carwell, a resident of Little Falls, formerly of Pierz, passed away Monday, July 2, 2012, at his home in Little Falls.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 7, 2012 at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church in Lastrup, MN with Father David Maciej officiating. Burial will take place in the St. John’s Nepomuk Parish Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelley-Virnig Funeral Chapel in Pierz, MN.
Daniel was born Oct. 31, 1959, in Amherst, Ohio, to Evelyn (Schmidt) and the late Benjamin Carwell. He graduated from Pierz Healy High School with the class of 1977. Upon graduation, Daniel enlisted into the United States Marine Corps. During basic training, Daniel was injured and received an honorable discharge in the fall of 1977. He worked for a short while at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis. Daniel enjoyed playing country music on his guitar for his nieces and nephews. He also like to fish, watch EWTN TV channel, listen to the radio and was a prayer warrior. Daniel was always willing to pray for family and friends whenever asked to. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Little Falls. Daniel was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
Daniel is survived by his mother, Evelyn (Claude) Dahmen of Pierz; sisters, Teresa (Mike) Lehrke of Little Falls, Genevieve (John) Czech of Little Falls and Mary (Jason) Lundquist of Isanti; brothers, David (Barb) Carwell of Pierz, Anthony Carwell of Pierz, Andrew (Dee) Carwell of Milaca and Matthew (Sara) Dahmen of Moorhead; 16 nieces and nephews and two more on the way.
Daniel was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Carwell and his grandparents.
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