Passed away on February 14, 2021 at the age of 74. Dan was born in Lansing on January 3, 1947. He graduated from Lansing Eastern High School, joined the Navy and upon his return, obtained his degrees from Michigan State University.
“Danny” as he was known by so many, enjoyed working on wood projects and bargain shopping. He enjoyed the cruises that he took with his wife Marilyn to Alaska, the Caribbean, Germany, and Denmark. He also loved being called “Dedo” by his grandchildren and “Tate” by his children.
Andon spent 32 years as a teacher through Lansing Public Schools and 20 years as a boys soccer coach.
He is survived by his wife Marilyn; sister, Sylvia Ventura; son: Blagoy (Stacie) Pogoncheff; daughter: Angie (Tim) Anderson; and grandchildren: Kelbie, Kialie, AJ, Marie, and Leya.
Due to Covid restrictions, a private ceremony is being held for the kids and grandkids. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider a donation to one of these charities: The American Heart Association or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.