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Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-626-3632
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Daniel J. Claar

Daniel J. Claar, 52, residing in Huron, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon, August 29, 2018 at his home.

Daniel was born on January 5, 1966 in Sandusky, OH to the late James L. and Evelyn Jean (Merk) Claar.

Dan was a 1984 graduate from St. Mary Central Catholic High School and received his Bachelor's in Marketing & Logistics from The Ohio State University in 1989. He worked in the food service industry his whole career as a sales manager. Dan was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. He enjoyed Bruce Springsteen, high school sports, belonging to the Huron H-team, The Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland sports, and spending time with family and friends.

Dan is survived by his wife, Teresa (Steinbach) Claar, whom he married on November 24, 2010. He is also survived by his daughter, Lauren Mix of Orlando, FL; son, Nicholas Mix of Cleveland; sisters, Christine (James Milks) Claar of Norwalk, Paula (Tom) Schmansky of Westland, MI and Julie (Steven) Melilli of Palm Harbor, FL; brothers, Jeffrey C. (Debra) Claar and Michael S. (Karen) Claar both of Huron; father and mother-in-law, George and Helen Steinbach of Huron and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, Dan is preceded in death by his sister, Deborah L. Claar and brother, James C. Claar.

Friends may call on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E Perkins Ave, Sandusky. A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 10:00 am at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.

Those wishing to contribute to Dan's memory may do so to St. Peter Catholic School, 429 Main St., Huron, OH 44839.

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