Daniel E. ‘Auggie’ Magnuson


Daniel E. “Auggie” Magnuson, 59. passed away peacefully on April 22, 2013, of ALS.

Daniel was preceded in death by parents, Claude and Esther Magnuson; sister, Jean Junker; father-in-law, Emery Nelson, and sister-in-law, Tina Nelson-Olson. He is survived by wife, Debra; brother and sister-in-law, David and Mary Magnuson; brother-in-law, Michael Junker; mother-in-law, Doris Nelson; former wife, Kris Brinkman-Strasburg, and special cousin, Kathy Junker-Smith.

He also survived by eight much loved nieces and nephews and their families, and so many cousins and friends. Dan loved playing and coaching hockey (with close friend, Mitch Hobbins) and watching U of M Gopher hockey. He graduated from Stillwater H.S. in 1971 and graduated from Clown College in 1995.

Services are 1 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center, 2800 Curve Crest Blvd on the northwest corner of Minnesota 36 and County Road 5 in Stillwater.

Interment is at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday (today) and one hour prior to service. Memorials are preferred to St. Paul Lutheran Building Fund or ALS Research. Please, no flowers. If you would like to honor Daniel, plant a tree.

2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater, 651-439-5511