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Husband of Cathy Olszanski ’67 – passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on December 12, 2016

Daniel J. Richardson, former Toledo resident, passed away from complications of dementia at home in Columbus, OH on December 7, 2016. Dan was born in Detroit on May 27, 1949. He spent his early years in Farmington, MI and moved to Toledo at age 12. Dan graduated from Central Catholic High School. He married Cathy Olszanski September 17, 1971 in Washington, D.C., where he served in the Army at Walter Reed Hospital. After his discharge, they returned to Toledo where they lived until moving to Columbus in 2014. Dan retired from MCO where he worked for 30 years as a respiratory therapist. He attended UT and earned an Associate Degree from Northwestern University Medical School. Dan was an avid bowler who rolled two 300 games. He enjoyed music, golf, making people laugh, and bragging about his children. He remained a lifelong Michigander at heart, loyally supporting all Detroit and U of M sports teams.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents, Anne and Frank, and brother, Paul. He is survived by his wife; children, Lindsay (Randy) Parks, Erin (Brent) Welch, and Michael (Shawn Weyrich), and grandchildren, Macy, Natalie, Hailey, and Annie Welch and Asher and Zachary Parks.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at St. Brendan Church, 4475 Dublin Rd., where family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass Tuesday. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Arrangements by Schoedinger Northwest Chapel. Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice . To share memories or condolences, please visit
As published in The Blade

Funeral Home

Schoedinger Funeral Home Northwest Chapel
1740 Zollinger Road Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 457-5481

Published in Toledo Blade on Dec. 10, 2016

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