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Daniel Patrick Kissinger, 65, of Norman, Oklahoma left this world and joined the House of our Lord on March 19, 2019. He was born on October 13, 1953 to Gerald Rogers and Barbara Ann Kissinger. He was a kind and gentle man. He loved his wife of 46 years, Terry Lee Wallerich. He was a wonderful father to his children, Troy Daniel and wife Season, Jessica Lynn and husband Michael Pascarella, and Kyle David. One of the most cherished highlights of Daniel’s life was being PawPaw to his amazing grandchildren, Nathan, Brayden, Maximus, Daniel, Moxie, Adelynn and Leonidas.
Daniel was born in Washington, D.C. at Bolling Air Force Base. He spent is youth in Burlington, Iowa. After graduating from Burlington Community High School in May 1971, he joined the Air Force. He served as a Real Estate Cost Management Analysis Specialist at bases in Texas, Wyoming, North Dakota and the Republic of Panama. Once he served his country, he moved to Norman, in 1978, to attend the University of Oklahoma. He graduated with B.S. in Environmental Design in 1983. He found employment with the University of Oklahoma Physical Plant in October 1984. After serving as a Draftsman, Estimator, Project Coordinator, and Project Manager, he retired in July 2015. Throughout his life, Daniel enjoyed coin and stamp collecting, photography, woodworking, landscaping, Sooner football, history, and traveling.
Left with his memories are his mother, Barbara; wife, Terry; his children and grandchildren, and his siblings, Tracy and husband Jim Poffenbarger, Lori and husband Bill Bloomberg, Kyle and wife Sundi Kissinger, and Erin Kissinger, and several nieces and nephews, along with numerous friends.
He is preceded in death by his father Gerald and sister Kelly Ann.
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Miss Audre' and I send our deepest regrets to Terry and the extended Kissinger family. May the peace of the Lord be with you.
Don Carter Mar 23 2019 12:00 AM
I considered Dan as a brother. He always made me smile and laugh. You will be missed. My heart goes out to his family.
Jon and Dea Berkman Mar 22 2019 12:00 AM
From the first time I met Dan as a new employee with OU he was as gracious as anyone could be to me. My wife and I ran into he & Terry once at the movies and he was genuinely happy and kind as anyone could be. I absolutely loved the person he was and will cherish his memory forever. Sincerely
Steve Riddle Mar 22 2019 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear about Dan. I worked with him and for him for 10 years at OU. He was a great co-worker and friend. I will be praying for all of you in the days and months ahead.
Angela Atkins Mar 21 2019 12:00 AM
I can't begin to imagine the pain you are all feeling at this time. Dan was a wonderful man, father, husband, and friend. He will be missed by so many. Keeping you all in my thoughts.
Terri Cooter Mar 21 2019 12:00 AM
Oh Danny my heart is broken. I wake up each day praying it isnt so. A part of me has gone with you. The pain in moms eyes is unbearable. You will forever live on in our hearts. We love you so very much.
Erin Kissinger Mar 21 2019 12:00 AM
We are so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for peace and comfort during this time. All our love, Spring, Will, Berkley, Basil, & Shepherd Hodges
Mar 20 2019 12:00 AM
Dan and I worked closely together for about 15 years. I liked working with him and he became a very close friend. I am so very sorry to have heard of his passing. To Terry and children: My deepest symphony. I can only imagine how the loss you feel. As a friend I shall miss him.
Ed Vermillion Mar 20 2019 12:00 AM
Gonna miss you brother. Rest in peace!
Lori Mar 20 2019 12:00 AM