Louis Peter Daniels, 72, Fargo, ND died unexpectedly at home December 7, 2017.
Louie was born in Bowbells, ND. He was adopted by Louise and Herman Daniels, St. Thomas, ND. He grew up on the family farm, attended St Thomas Public Schools, St. Thomas, ND, and Cretin-Derham Hall High School, St. Paul, MN. He graduated from St. Thomas High School.
He attended Mayville State University, Mayville, ND. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education Administration from Northern Michigan University, Marquette.
He taught 6th Grade at the Warren Elementary School, Warren, MN, and the Cambridge Elementary School, Cambridge, WI, and was a high school wrestling coach. He was the Principal at St. Victor’s Elementary School, Monroe, WI and was a Headmaster in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Louie served four years in the United States Air Force, stationed at K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base, Marquette, MI, where he managed the Officers’ Clothing Store.
He founded the Little Scholarship Montessori School in Grand Forks and served as Principal at Holy Family Elementary School, Grand Forks, ND. He worked with developmentally disabled adults in Grand Forks and the Fargo School System before retiring.
Louie loved classic cars and often competed in car shows with his 1962 Ford Fairlane. He thoroughly loved spending time with all of his grandchildren.
Louie married Marlene Renee Schuler Daniels on December 27, 1967 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Valley City, ND. Louie and Marlene have three daughters, Mara Lea Bilyeu (Adam), Huntsville, AL, Marlo Alane Garding (Mike), Ostego, MN, and Brideen Ione Sjulstad (Brent), West Fargo, ND and five grandchildren, Abigail, Reese, Alex, Madelyn and Wyatt. Louie has six siblings, Kathy Daniels, The Villages, FL, Marge Keaveny, Wishek, ND, John Klee, Halliday, ND, Liz Bolten, Coal City, IL, Joe Wilkes, Plummer, ID, and David Wilkes, Grafton, ND.
Louie was proceeded in death by his parents-in-law, the late Ione Kathryn (Vandrovec) and Alfred Avery Schuler, Valley City, ND.
In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to United States Military Fitness Club at TNT Fitness sponsored by Brady Oberg Legacy Foundation, donations payable to TNT, Fargo, ND.
There will be a Prayer Service at Sts Anne and Joachim at 7:00 pm Friday with visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 am Saturday at Sts Anne and Joachim with visitation beginning at 9:30 am.