Daniel Thomas Stenger (birth name Meyer) was born November 9,1949 in Tacoma Washington, passed away February 17, 2020 in Port Townsend Washington at the age of seventy. Dan is survived by his parents, John R. Stenger and Arleen J. Stenger of Edmonds WA, wife, Susan E. Stenger, son, Daniel P. Stenger, daughter, Danelle J. (John) Greer, sisters, Patricia Kirkelie, Peggy Brown, Karen M. Yakovich, Elizabeth A. Francis, brother, John E. Stenger, granddaughters, Cheyenne E. Weishaar, Taschia E. Stenger and Savannah K. Greer, great granddaughter, Georgia A. Stenger, and many, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dan graduated in 1968 from Meadowdale High School in Edmonds, Washington where he excelled at football and wrestling. He married his wife, Susan Ullerick, in 1970 and first moved to the Olympic Peninsula in 1973.
Dan and his family also traveled the western and central U.S. for jobs in Eagle River, Alaska and Eaton, Colorado, landing finally in Port Townsend in 1986 where Dan drove truck and operated heavy equipment for Seton Construction.
Almost wherever they lived, Dan dedicated his time as a volunteer firefighter. He loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting, gardening and golf.
A memorial is planned in April. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Indian School in South Dakota, an outreach to benefit Native American children.