Official Obituary of

Daniel Carl Kirkpatrick

March 19, 1964 ~ March 18, 2024 (age 59) 59 Years Old

Daniel Kirkpatrick Obituary

In Loving Memory Of

Daniel Carl Kirkpatrick

Dan Kirkpatrick was born on March 19, 1964, in Sunland, California to Ronald and LouAnn Amundson Kirkpatrick.  He grew up in San Fernando Valley, CA until the family moved to Las Vegas, NV and later to Minnesota.  On September 13, 2018 he and the love of his life, Maria Del Carmen Estreda where married.  Following their marriage, they made their home in Adrian, MN where Dan drove truck for Son-D-Farms and then Smith Trucking in Worthington.  In 2020 they moved to Chandler, MN.  Dan passed away with his trucking companion, chuco on Monday, March 18, 2024, at the Sanford Chamberlain Hospital in Chamberlain, SD as the result of a traffic accident near Reliance, SD at the age of 59.  Dan enjoyed time with his family, especially his granddaughter, camping at the beach, collecting cars, riding his motorcycle, meeting new people and he was known for his pets as he would often take them out in public and show of their skills.  He loved driving the big truck and seeing the country.  Dan was very generous and had a gentle soul he would give you his last dollar and the shirt of his back if it helped you.  He never met a stranger as everyone was family.

Survivors include his wife, Maria Kirkpatrick of MN, son, Ashe Yaw of MI, one stepdaughter, Anna Rodrigus and her husband, Xavier of SD, one step-granddaughter Dylianis, one sister, Danette “Dee” Mestas of MN, special friend, Ruth Egenes and many many friends.  He is preceded in death by his mother, LouAnn, two brothers, Bryan and Anthony, and one sister, Shelley. 

Visitation will be on Monday, March 25, 2024 from 4-6 p.m. at Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton from 4-6 p.m. To send condolences visit

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March 25, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Totzke Funeral Home
2100 Broadway Ave.
Slayton, Minnesota 56172


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