Daniel Wayne Callahan Sr.

Jan 15, 1939 - Jan 8, 2016


Dan Callahan 1939-2016Dan Callahan was born and raised in San Francisco. He graduated from San Rafael High School when his family re-located his senior year. In his early twenties he moved his young family to the Delta and purchased the Foremost Dairy milk route in Rio Vista, CA. In his thirties he expanded his business to include the Delta territory between Rio Vista and Freeport, CA under the Crystal Dairy brand. For over 50 years he was known as “Dan the Milkman” to everyone on the Delta. He was proud to serve his community and loved socializing with his many customers and friends along his route.Dan passed away after a brief illness on January 8th. He will be greatly missed by his daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Dayle Lawrence; his son and daughter-in-law, Dan Jr. and Debbie Callahan, and his precious grandchildren- Calvin, Christopher, Erin, Bryce, and Megan. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Collen and Bo Walfridson. He will also be dearly missed by his many nieces and nephews.In the spirit of Dan’s generous and charitable nature, memorial contributions would be greatly appreciated, and can be made to your favorite 4-H Club or FFA Organization in his honor.Services will be held on January 15th at East Lawn/Sierra Hills in Sacramento, CA.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary Chapel
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA 95841

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