Daniel Tiefenbrunn Jr.

Obituary of Daniel Maurice Tiefenbrunn Jr.

Daniel Maurice Tiefenbrunn Jr., 63, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.

Dan was born in Rolla, Missouri, the first child of Daniel Maurice Tiefenbrunn Sr. and Shirley Ann (Koonce) Tiefenbrunn on February 3, 1958.  Dan grew up and attended school in Sullivan, Missouri and graduated Sullivan High School, class of 1976.  Dan attended East Central College briefly before entering the work force full time, eventually working for Crawford Electric for a number of years.  Dan was united in marriage to Ruth (Weekes) Nordbye on April 3, 1982 and to their union four children were born; Melissa, Daniel, Timothy, and Sarah.  Dan lived in Sullivan all his life before moving to the Lake of the Ozarks in 2000 and then onto Columbia in 2017 until his death.  Dan enjoyed spending time and speaking with family and friends, as well as sharing his encyclopedia of sports knowledge and attending sporting events as he could.  He loved his family, friends, as well as the Missouri Tigers, St. Louis Blues, and St. Louis Cardinals very deeply. 

Dan is survived by his son Daniel Tiefenbrunn III and his wife, Pat, of Four Seasons, Missouri; son Timothy (T.J.) Tiefenbrunn and his wife, Melissa, grandson Tyler and granddaughter Darcie of Columbia, Missouri; daughter Sarah McKee and her husband, Tony, granddaughter Mollie and grandson Max of Four Seasons, Missouri; sister Mary Hendry and her husband, Doug, of Hillsboro, Missouri; sister Susan Juergens and her husband, Jeff, of Sullivan, Missouri; sister Janet Tiefenbrunn; nieces Emily and Erica Juergens of Sullivan, Missouri; niece Tina Arnold of St. Charles, Missouri; niece Hilary Arnold of De Soto, Missouri; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was proceeded in death by his father Daniel Tiefenbrunn Sr.; mother Shirley Tiefenbrunn; daughter Melissa Tiefenbrunn; and grandson Owen Tiefenbrunn. 

Per Dan’s request, a cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a yet to be determined future date.

Celebration of Life

To be held at a yet to be determined future date.