Daniel J. Shoults, age 57 of Grand Forks, ND, passed away peacefully with family at his side on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Vibra Hospital of Fargo, ND.
Dan was born October 28, 1963 in Grafton, ND, the son of the late Hilary Shoults and Ruth Shoults Gornowich. He was a graduate of Minto High School and Thief River Technical School with a degree in Radio Broadcasting. Dan enjoyed his radio DJ years at KZZY in Devils Lake, ND. He then went to work as a transportation specialist at Valley Memorial Homes in Grand Forks and became known as “Dan the Van Man.”
Dan enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins, listening to all types of music, Starbucks coffee, and hosting trivia at the El Roco in Grand Forks.
Dan is survived by his siblings: Marge (Warren) McFall, Bill (Diane) Campbell, Peg (Roger) Shaver and Beth (Lory) Bylin; his sisters-in-law Barb Campbell and Lisa Shoults; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, and brothers: Joe Campbell, Jim Campbell, Bob Campbell and Paul Shoults.
A private memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. A public visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be open to the public at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery of Minto following the service. Masks will be required and social distancing guidelines will be followed.