October 12, 1950 - December 26, 2021
WINSIDE -- Funeral service for Daniel L. "Dan" Baer, 71, of Winside, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk, with Reverend Terry Buol officiating. Burial will be held at the Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 30, at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Military rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post #16 and V.F.W. Post #1644, Norfolk, American Legion Riders, and the United States Air Force Honor Guard. Service will be live-streamed on Daniels page at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com. Dan passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2021 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk. Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements. Born Oct. 12, 1950, in Chicago, Ill., Daniel L. “Dan” Baer was the son of Boyd and Peggy (Weis) Baer. He was baptized on Feb. 18, 1962, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in David City. He was confirmed on April 11, 1965. Dan attended grade school in David City and graduated from Melrose High School in Massachusetts in 1969. After Dan’s education, he served in the U.S. Air Force from April 23, 1970, to Feb. 1, 1974. After the service, he attended University of Nebraska-Lincoln and pursued an art degree from there. He moved to Norfolk in 1978 and opened his own business, Baer Enterprises. Then in 1992, he began working for Love Signs in Norfolk, doing art design work and pin-stripping freehand. Dan also owned and operated the Rooster Bar and Grill in Carroll from 2010 until his passing. Dan loved hunting, fishing, building, grilling and spending time with his friends and family. He was a member of the Norfolk Odd Fellows. Survivors include his significant other, Nancy Carley of Winside; daughter Shontelle Tweedy (Eddy Koehler) of Norfolk; daughter Natalie (Nate) Backer of Arkansas; stepdaughters Cher (Derrick) Moore of Norfolk, Jenny (friend Jeremy) Kerbel of Stanton, Jamie (Carmill) Meaux of Norfolk; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; siblings Becky Duhr of Fairbanks, Alaska, Dave Baer of Murdock, Jenise (Scott) Erikson of Beatrice and Roger (Terri) Baer of Branson, Mo., step-brother Bruce (Donna) Edwards of Alaska. He was preceded in death by his parents, Boyd and Peggy, and stepmother Kay Baer. Casket bearers will be Ben Bohuslavsky, Stephen Perkins, Dylan Tweedy, Wyatt Frahm, Colby Carley, Jaida Carley and Kamari Moore. Honorary casket bearers will be Larry Brader, Andy Anderson, Elmer Hoesing, Eddy Koehler, Derrick Moore, Jeremy Kerbel and Carmill Meaux. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.stonacekfuneralchapel.com.
WINSIDE -- Funeral service for Daniel L. "Dan" Baer, 71, of Winside, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk, with Reverend Terry Buol officiating. Burial will be held at the Prospect... View Obituary & Service Information
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