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Daniel G. Rice

June 14, 1962 — August 28, 2022

Daniel G. “Dan” Rice, age 60, of Lancaster, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2022, after a courageous 5-year battle with cancer. Dan was born June 14, 1962, at Lancaster Hospital; he is the son of Claudie & Eileen (Moore) Rice of Lancaster. Dan worked for LCC in Lancaster, Nu Pak in Boscobel, and most recently for Saputo Goat Cheese Factory in Lancaster. Dan was a loving and caring man who enjoyed spending time with family, going camping, and having some cold beer. He had a passion for lifting weights and loved watching the Dallas Cowboys. Dan was a huge supporter of the Lancaster Flying Arrows Wrestling team and was big into drawing cartoon characters and faces.

Dan is the father of 6 kids: Ashley Rice (JayJay Clark) of Lancaster; Dakota Rice of Lancaster; Adam Rice (Kristen Cook) of Lancaster; Daniel Rice (Haylie Williams) of Potosi; Jasmine Rice & Montana Rice of Lancaster. Dan also had 4 grandchildren: Connor, Liam, Nylah, and Josh; he was an uncle of many nephews and nieces. Dan is also survived by his girlfriend Cynthia Clements of Lancaster and his 4 siblings: Claudette (Doug) Bendorf of Lancaster; Michael Rice of Lancaster; Mary Gallinger (Dave Oyen) of Lancaster; Jim Rice (Nate Spielman) of Milwaukee.

Dan was preceded in death by his parents Claudie & Eileen Rice, his brother, Phillip Rice and grandparents, aunts, and uncles.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the Calvary Community Church in Lancaster with Pastor Mark Hoehne officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster. Family and friends may call on Friday, September 2, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.

The family would like to thank Grant County Hospice, UW Hospital, SSM Health, Grant Regional Health Center, Family Medical Center, Lancaster Rescue Squad and the Lancaster Police Department for their care and compassion for Dan.

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Friday, September 2, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Martin Schwartz Funeral Homes & Crematory - Lancaster

1234 S. Madison Street , Lancaster, WI 53813

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Saturday, September 3, 2022

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Saturday, September 3, 2022

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Hillside Cemetery, Lancaster

E Lincoln Ave, CA 93654

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