M. Daniel Stoudt Jr., 80, Madison, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Agrace HospiceCare with family at his side.
He was born May 28, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Milton D. and Grace E. (Benner) Stoudt Sr.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran based in Argencia, New Foundland. He attended Temple University.
He worked for Sears Roebuck and later joined Remington Rand and worked in various states before moving to Madison and owning BEC (Business Equipment Center) in Madison, for seven years. Dan loved sales, he sold cartography, was a stockbroker, and ended his career with Zimbrick Inc.
Dan was married to M. Bernadette “Bernie” McDonald June 20, 1980, in Middleton.
He was previously a Lions Club member in Philadelphia prior to joining the Madison Central Lions Club in 1971 for more than 55 years. Dan loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, particularly with family.
Dan is survived by his wife, Bernie “Bern;” son, Bud Stoudt of Beaver Dam; daughters, Leslie (Dan) Metz of Stoughton, Ann Christensen of Baltimore, Maryland; four grandchildren, Shane, Elizabeth, Kate and Alanna; a great- granddaughter, Rochelle; brothers, Calvin (Sonja) Stoudt of Eagen, Minnesota, Dwight (Lynda) Stoudt of Ocean Gate, New Jersey; the mother of his children, Lee (Chet) Jones Underwood of Mt. Horeb; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Allison Stoudt; grandson, Derek Metz; his aunt, Helen Stoudt; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Kay McDonald; sister-in-law, Gail Anderson.
There will be a celebration of life Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Four Lakes Yacht Club, 6312 Metropolitan Lane, No. A, Monona, from 1 to 3 p.m. Please join us for a light lunch, a drink, and fond memories of Dan. Dress will be casual, Badgers and Packers gear appropriate.
A special thanks to family and friends for helping Dan navigate his lasts days, including Lee Schultz, Dr. Randall Haas and the staff at Agrace HospiceCare.
Ellestad Camacho Funeral Home is serving the family. Visit camachofuneralhomes.com.