July 13, 1958 ~ August 18, 2021

Born in: Toledo, OH
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Daniel William Ziehr, 63, of Owensboro passed away August 18, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on July 13, 1958 to Betty Newcomb Ziehr Newton and the late Ralph Ziehr. He was employed at River City Industries as a factory worker.

Daniel loved sports, especially University of Kentucky sports. He enjoyed traveling. Destin, Florida was among his favorite destinations. When Daniel took anyone fishing, the trip was always accompanied by one of his stories. In his free time, he liked to go to the riverboat casino and he always had the best luck. He had a great sense of humor, an infectious laugh, with a big smile. Daniel had an identical twin and was best friends with his brother, Donald Ziehr. He loved being a papaw, never met a stranger, and had many friends.

Along with his father, Daniel was preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Bruce, two granddaughters, Brooklynn and Emily Greenwell, his maternal grandparents, Melvin Jr. and Mary Janet Burks; and his paternal grandparents, Frank and Nellie Ziehr.

Daniel is survived by his children, Tina (James) Carman, Brandy (Jeff) Boone, William Ziehr, and Danielle (Brian) Greenwell; his siblings, Karen (Mike) Clark, Donald Francis Ziehr, Sr., Richard E. Ziehr, Sr., Lee Ann (Tim) Conner; 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Brother Brian Adkins officiating. Burial will follow at Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home.

The family of Daniel requests that everyone wear a mask.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Ziehr. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Daniel William Ziehr. and sign his virtual guestbook by going to www.haleymcginnis.com


Visitation: August 24, 2021 10:00 am - August 24, 2021 1:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


Room: Chapel

Funeral Service: August 24, 2021 1:00 pm - August 24, 2021 2:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


Room: Chapel

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  1. Danny to me was humble and sweet, that smile came from his heart. I have so many memories of you Honey. Blessing and strength to the family, just stand together for each other and remember it will never be the same. Love Aunt Squeekie

  2. He will be greatly missed by all the Goodman and Smith Family. We loved him like a brother. Rest in peace Little Danny .

  3. Danny was an awesome guy. I could tell so many funny stories, always had a blast with him. I will always remember the sports, cards and fishing we did.
    My prayers are with the family!

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