Daniel Roy Herrin

July 13, 1918 – Nov. 7, 2013

A Mass of Christian Burial for Daniel Roy Herrin was held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Greybull. Daniel, 95, died at his home in Greybull Nov. 7.

He was born July 13, 1918, in St. Paul, Minn., the son of Charles and Catherine Conolly Herrin. He grew up and received his schooling in St. Paul.

He married Marcella Ann Johnson in St. Paul on Oct. 12, 1940. They were married for 73 years and received a plaque for being the longest married couple in the state of Wyoming.

Daniel served in the United States Marine Corp from 1944-1946, stationed in Okinawa, the South Pacific and China.

He was a meat inspector for the United States Department of Agriculture until he retired.

Daniel enjoyed shooting, hunting, reading Civil War history and watching old movies. He was very active up to the age of 90; he jogged and rode his bicycle every day. He loved having coffee with “the guys” at Uptown Café.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Church of the Sacred Heart and a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association.

His parents, son Charles Herrin, sister Molly, granddaughter Kathryn, and great-grandson Logan preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife Marcella of Greybull; two daughters and a son-in-law, Julie and Leroy Nollette of Sherwood, Ore. and Ellen Herrin of Casper; son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Becky Herrin of Basin; 15 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Burial was in the Donald J. Ruhl Memorial cemetery in Greybull.