Obituary Report

(Iron Mountain - January 31, 2018) - Daniel J. Cominsky, 69, of Ralph, died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.

He was born on March 8, 1948, the son of the late John and Marian (Bonen) Cominsky.

Dan graduated from Kingsford High School in 1966. He worked for twenty years at Proctor & Gamble and then worked as a heavy equipment operator for the Operating Engineers Local 139 before retiring. Upon retirement Dan enjoyed serving as the West Branch Township Supervisor.

Dan married Sandra Skewes Shiroda on March 25, 1986 at the Maricopa County Courthouse in Phoenix, AZ.

Dan was truly a woodsman, enjoying his time outdoors hunting, fishing, and spending time at camp with family. Dan always liked to keep busy and enjoyed operating equipment after retirement on any project that his friends or family may have had.

He is survived by his wife, Sandy, his stepson Michael and his fiancé Lynn LaTendresse of Chassell, his stepdaughter Christy and her fiancé Dave Paul of Felch, four grandchildren Jordan, Callie, Grace, and Colton, and one nephew John.

Dan was preceded in death by his father, John Cominsky, his mother Marian Cominsky, and his brother James Cominsky.

A celebration of of Dan’s life will be held by his family at a later date. Spring burial will take place in the Whispering Pines Cemetery in Ralph.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.