Dec. 24, 1931 - Sep. 22, 2020

Date of Service: Sep. 25, 2020

Burley – Dan G Green, an 88-year-old resident of Burley, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, surrounded by family.

Born Dec. 24, 1931, in Almo, Idaho, to Weldon George and Florence Ruth Nunn Green, he and his twin brother, Don, were the fourth and fifth of six children. He attended schools in Almo, Raft River, Albion, and Burley, where he graduated from Burley High School in 1951. He married his high school sweetheart, Bonnie Delores Price, also from Burley, on June 12, 1952, in the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple.

Dan loved people of all ages. He was kind and compassionate and was always looking for ways to serve others. His favorite hymn was, “Have I Done Any Good?” – and that is how he lived his life.

Throughout his life he was a faithful and active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His passion for service was most evident in temple work, where he had the opportunity to serve both as a temple worker and as a patron. He and Delores also enjoyed serving as stake and ward missionaries.

Dan had a strong work ethic and developed many talents as a baker, glassworker, craftsman, handyman and master gardener. Resourceful and creative in problem solving, his motto was to “work smarter, not harder.”

He is survived by his wife, Delores Green of Burley; sons, Kim Alan Green of Draper, Utah, and Michael (Becky) Green of Brea, Calif.; daughters, Kathy Green of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Lisa (Wallace) Blacker of Heyburn; 18 grandchildren; and 46 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by their infant daughter, Janet Sue, in 1960; his parents, Weldon and Florence Green; three brothers, Roy, Vern and twin brother Don; as well as two sisters, Ruth Catmull and LaVora Poulton.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Burley West Stake Center, 2420 Parke Ave., in Burley. Burial will be in Gem Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, and at the church on Friday, from 10 until 10:45 a.m.

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From Joy Gittins:
I was surprised and saddened to read of your husband's passion. I didn't know your husband but you have been such a dear friend to me. May the Lord bless you with great comfort during this time of sorrow. Hope the Family History Center will soon open and we will be able to see each other again.
From Verlynn S Smith:
Delores, our love and sympathy go to you with Dan's passing. We very much enjoyed our time knowing you both when we were in Burley with our daughter Amber. I still can't believe he and Don were twins! Even if they didn't look exactly alike they were both loving, gentle, kind and faithful men. We felt honored to know them.
From Allen and Teresa Jensen:
Working with Dan at NuVu Glass for many years, I have so many great memories. We were just reminiscing about those years a few days ago and Dan was a party of years. Know we share your sorrow. May you all find peace and comfort.
From Joan Harper Majirs:
I have only the sweetest memories of Dan. He never greeted you with making you feel he was thrilled to see you. He was Christlike in his live of others. My heart goes out to you Delores and your family.
From Lamar and Ranae Crockett:
Delores, so sorry we didn't know of Dan's passing until 10 minutes ago , it is now 11:15! We would have loved to have shared this time with you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. You and Dan are special to us. Love you.
From Sharon Jeppson:
Brother Greens smiling face and his consistent temple attendance was always one of the joy of serving in the temple.
From Russell Taylor :
I loved your father and husband Dan. He always made me feel good whenever I say him. He was such a kind and forgiving person. Will miss him. Love Russ
From Jonathan Moses:
I love Brother Green. I always felt loved by him growing up. He was always someone I would look forward to seeing each week at church. I’m grateful for his service and kindness to my family.
From Renée Packer :
Dear Delores and Green Family! We wish to share our deepest condolences at this difficult time of loss! We're grateful you are surrounded by the love of family and friends! How we loved Dan and the sweetest man who blessed everyone he encountered! He was a giant among men who lived as Christ would have him live! With all our love, Steve and Renée Packer
From Melody M Russell:
I knew Brother Green through the temple. He always went to the prayer circle. Whenever his wife was not there and I entered the room he would nod at me and motion and I would know that he was giving me the opportunity to go to the prayer circle. He was so kind.
From Shanna (Koyle) Farwell :
Mike and family, I am so sorry for your loss. As my father passed away on September 19th, I can feel your deep sorrow and love that you had for your dad. I pray that you will feel comfort and peace.
From Julie Tibbets Greenman:
Dan was one of our most favorite neighbors when we lived near him. He always shared the most amazing produce from his magnificent garden. Every Sunday he would give us all a hug and make us feel loved. We are going to miss you Dan!
From Sheri Esplin Allen :
I love Dan. He always had a smile on his face. He will be missed here. Hugs to all the family
From JaNel K VanDenBerghe:
Uncle Dan was just the best of uncles. So loving and fun and willing to play. He gave good hugs. He listened to me as a little girl. He and Aunt Delores were part of my Committee of Summer Parents. They have loved me and opened their arms to me over and over throughout my life. Uncle Dan, I will miss much.
From Terri Anderson Rowley:
I love you Dan, and it was so easy to do. You were sunshine and all its warmth.
From Emily Hansen:
He always made me laugh. I'll miss his continual grin and warm hugs!

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