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Daniel McKay

March 28, 1938 - April 21, 2010


Sunday, April 25 from 5-7 pm at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo and also one hour prior to Mass at the church on Monday.

Prayer Service:

Sunday at 6:00 pm at the funeral home.

Funeral Service:

Monday, April 26 at 10:00 am at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo.


Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home

Daniel McKay

March 28, 1938 - April 21, 2010


Daniel L. McKay, 72 of Fargo, died Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at Innovis Health in Fargo.

Daniel was born on March 28, 1938 in Fargo to John and Vivian (Backer) McKay.  He grew up in Fargo and attended St. Mary’s grade school and graduated from Shanley High School in 1957.  Following high school he graduated from the police academy and pursued a career in law enforcement and security.  He worked as a security supervisor for Western Protection, served as police chief for the Enderlin Police Department, was a deputy for the Cass County Sheriff’s Department and was Assistant Chief of Security Officers at the Holiday Inn in Fargo.  Daniel also served in the North Dakota Air National Guard.  

He married Sharon Lau on August 23, 1965 in Fargo.  He was an avid collector and loved writing, which included the publication of one of his four books.  Dan enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and driving his 1965 Pontiac Catalina convertible around town during the summer.  Dan was a member of the National Rifle Association, American Federation of Police and the National Association of Chiefs of Police.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Vivian.

Daniel is survived by his daughter, Kristene (Kevin) Langer of Valley City, ND; son, Robin (Nancy) McKay of East Grand Forks, MN; daughter, Joan (Delbert) Berntson of Litchville, ND; daughter, Sandra (Mike) Miller of Lewistown, MT; grandchildren, Danielle (Denver Woods) McKay of Billings, MT, Dillon Miller of Lewistown, MT, Dustin (Kassidy) Robles of East Grand Forks, MN, Chris (Jewels) Robles of Virginia Beach, VA, Mickaella Langer of Valley City, ND, Jonathon Langer of Valley City, ND;  great-grandchildren, Joseph Woods, Tobias Woods both of Billings, MT, Jordan Robles of Grand Forks, ND, Jessa and Emmy Robles both of East Grand Forks, MN, Hayle, Ricky, Christian and Brianna Robles all of Virginia Beach, VA; brother, Robert McKay of Guyton, GA; special friend, Carol Rasmusson of Moorhead, MN and many cousins, nieces and nephews.


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  1. Experience Works Office says:

    Fargo ND
    We would Like to extend our Deepest Sympathy at the loss of your Dad.

  2. Motion Industries says:

    We wish to express our condolences to your family in time of your loss.

    Roy & Shane

  3. Darlene Sell says:

    sioux falls sdMy deepest sympathy to the family. I will always remember the good times our families had together.and I think of your families often. If you are ever in the Sioux Falls area please give me a call at 605-332-1458.

  4. Kennith and Joyce Smith says:

    Wasilla AlaskaWe shared many good times with Dan starting back with the old CB radio and his call letters (KGF1241). We also worked with him as a stagehand/spotlight operator.

    We have kept in with him through the emails over the years and will miss his messages!

    A friend,

    Ken & Joyce

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