Daniel R. Sullivan, 55, retired U S West employee
Daniel Richard Sullivan, 55, a retired U S West employee, died of cancer Thursday at his Clarkston home.
He was born Nov. 29, 1939, at Orofino to Andrew H. and Ruby E. Simmons Sullivan. He grew up and attended schools at Clarkston, graduating in 1957 from Clarkston High School.
For two years he attended Mt. San Antonio College at San Bernardino, Calif. He entered the U.S. Navy July 22, 1957, and was discharged Nov. 28, 1960.
He lived at Kansas City, Mo., until moving in 1963 to southern California, where he worked for a telephone company. Two marriages ended in divorce.
In 1978 he returned to Clarkston and went to work at U S. West at Lewiston until ill health forced him to retire June 30 after 31 years with the telephone company.
He married Janice K. Landrus May 23, 1987, at Lake Tahoe, Nev.
He was a member of the Bethabara Fellowship and the Eagles, both of Clarkston. He was a longtime member of Clarkston Moose Lodge No. 751 and a past president of the local chapter of the Telephone Pioneers. He was currently vice president of the local CWA union.
He enjoyed golfing, bowling and baseball and was a fan of the Los Angeles Rams. He was a member of the Bryden Canyon Mens Golf Association.
Survivors include his wife of Clarkston; two sons, Andrew Sullivan of Canton, Ohio, and Daniel R. Sullivan of Spokane; two daughters, Shelley S. Neff of Canton and Kelly S. Sullivan of Spokane; a stepson, Gregory Forkner of Seattle, and a stepdaughter, Stacy Dobson of Newman Lake, Wash.
He is also survived by two brothers, James A. Sullivan of Bothell, Wash., and Ronald T. Sullivan of Sultan, Wash.; and 10 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Merchant Funeral Home at Clarkston with the Rev. C.C. (Buzz) McKarcher officiating. Inurnment will follow at Vineland Cemetery at Clarkston.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Bethabara Fellowship building fund, Ninth and Libby, Clarkston, or Southeast Washington Home Health and Hospice, 549 Fifth St., Clarkston.
Lewiston Morning Tribune, August 25, 1995, p. 5C
Transcribed by Jill Leonard Nock
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