The family of Daniel Albert Lockinger of Saskatoon SK is saddened to announce his sudden passing on September 29th 2023 at the age of 72.
Dan was born to John and Mary Rose Lockinger, on February 12, 1951 in Humboldt, SK and grew up between their farm in Watson, SK and Saskatoon. He attended E.D. Feehan High School in Saskatoon and after graduation, went on to the School of Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan. Upon graduation, he was employed by Government of Canada and had a life time career with the Meat Inspection Agency. Several of those years were spent in Watson, SK as the regional Meat Inspector and working additional hours alongside his father John, on the family farm.
Dan is survived by his wife Sharon and they shared 23 years of marriage together with a blended family. He leaves behind his children Deanna her children Michael, Tiarnan; Marty (Michelle) their children Ashley, Katelyn Brayden; Sarah; Miranda (Cole) their children Landon, Addison; Richard his daughter Tara Lynn. Dan’s step-children Ryan (Brittany) his children Lucas, Noah; Ian (Crystal) their children Evan, Haley Hanna; and Kelly (Ricki).
He will be cherished and loved by his grandchildren and two great grandchildren and missed by his pup Renee.
He is also survived by his siblings Doug (Darlene), Joseph (Jeannie), Cathy and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Mary Rose Lockinger, and his two brothers, Ricky and David.
Dan was a sports enthusiast his entire life. He participated in sports as a young man and later was very active with his children in all their sports endeavors, either as a coach, a driver or simply a fan. As time passed, Grandpa then became a regular spectator on the sidelines watching and cheering on his grandchildren.
Summers were spent at Martin’s Lake. It was his home away from home for more than 50 years. Dan and Sharon spent summers at the lake with family and friends, fishing, boating and playing crib.
A private family service will be held. Flowers are gratefully declined, but please consider a donation to the Saskatchewan Lung Association or a charity of your choice.