Daniel Dennis Mahoney

Daniel Dennis Mahoney

Daniel Dennis Mahoney


Daniel Dennis Mahoney, 90, formerly of Toddville, Iowa, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2023, at Virginia Gay Nursing Home in Vinton, Iowa.

Dan was born in Independence, Iowa, on Sept. 28, 1932. Dan was the son of Daniel and Velma (Postel) Mahoney. Private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Dan is survived by his four children, Daniel (Donna) Mahoney of Elkland, Mo., Pam (Barry) Mahoney of Cedar Rapids, Valerie (Jeff) Bervid of Shellsburg, Iowa, and Dennis (Sharon) Mahoney of Columbia, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, Daniel Mahoney, Jennifer Murphy, Richard Mahoney, Nicole Clair, Brandon Fouarge, Jonathan Fouarge, Hardy Mahoney, Devan Mahoney, Eric Bervid, Josh Bervid and Paige Bervid; as well as 12 great-grandchildren, Daniel Mahoney, Trenton Mahoney, Jacob Mahoney, Zander Murphy, Azaria Murphy, Loli Murphy, Zayden Murphy, Morgan Mahoney, Hanna Mahoney, Aydin Moore, Davina Fouarge and Noah Fouarge; and siblings, Agnes Williamson, JoAnn Webster, Peggy Kirby and Sherri Mahoney.

Dan was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Velma; brothers, Ray, Ed and Bill; and sister, Mary Kidd.

Dan served in the U.S. Navy as a radioman in the mid to late 50s. Dan was joined in marriage to Shirley Wittenberg, and from this union four children were born. Dan worked in his early years for the United States Postal Service. Later, Dan returned to the family farm and then retired driving truck.

Dan was an avid storyteller of places he had traveled in the Navy. Dan enjoyed writing poems, and thanks to his sister Sherri for compiling Dan’s poems into a book. Dan will be missed for he had an impact on all who knew him.

Condolences may be left online at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.

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