Daniel Purintun, 62 - September 17, 2013Daniel Howard Purintun, 62, of Gothenburg died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Gothenburg.
Memorial services were conducted at the First United Methodist Church on Thursday, Sept. 19, with Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating.
Purintun was born June 16, 1951, at Lexington, the son of Charles and Kathryn (Jones) Purintun.
He grew up at Gothenburg and graduated from Gothenburg High School. He then attended data processing school in Kansas City.
Purintun married Eva Ramirez. To this union, two daughters were born. The couple later divorced.
He resided in California from 1970 to 2003, and worked as a supervisor at Banner Jell Caps Pharmaceutical Company. After returning to Gothenburg, he was employed with Walmart.
Purintun thoroughly enjoyed traveling, especially with family to Las Vegas, according to family members. He also enjoyed movies and music and was an amazing father to his two girls.
He served as a soccer coach, a scorekeeper for softball and worked at the snack bar as well.
?Purintun was preceded in death by: his father, Charles Purintun; grandparents—Hugh and Emma Purintun, James and Edith Jones and Dave and Randy Adams.
?Survivors include: his two daughters—Erika Purintun of Simi Valley, CA, and Jessica Purintun; a grandson, Daniel James; his mother, Kathryn Purintun of Gothenburg; sister, Kathleen (Keith) Vogt of Gothenburg; brother, James Purintun of Gothenburg; an aunt, Catherine (Bob) Adams; numerous extended family including German Madrigal, Feliz Madrigal, Gefel, Amy, Kanda (Clayton) and children—Kyle, Karleigh and Kaitlyn Kleinknecht, Kody Vogt, Karmen Jones and children—Kalib and Kehl.
Memorials are suggested to the Sun Theater, P.O. Box 15, Gothenburg, NE 69138.