Rev. Daniel McGuire Obituary

Rev. Daniel R. McGuire
Rev. Daniel McGuire
Rev. Daniel R. McGuire

June 12, 1947 - July 11, 2021
Born in Minnesota
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Rev. Mr. Daniel McGuire, 74, died on July 11, 2021, surrounded by his family. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church, where a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Cremation will follow visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 16, at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny. Private burial of the cremated remains will be at Beaver Catholic Cemetery.

Dan was born on June 12, 1947, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Vivian and Ralph McGuire. He grew up in Minneapolis, MN, and married Mary Kavanaugh on August 3, 1968. Dan was ordained a Deacon in 1993 and worked in multiple parishes in the Diocese. He enjoyed taking his sons on baseball trips and spoiling all his grandchildren with love. Dan was very active in the diaconate community and marriage ministries.

Dan is survived by his four sons, Robert (Chris) McGuire of Ankeny, IA, Patrick McGuire of West Des Moines, IA, Michael (Amanda) McGuire of Windsor Heights, Ted (Sujata) McGuire of Swampscott, MA; Kindel (Brett) Larkins of Ankeny; three brothers, Dennis (Nancy) McGuire, Terry (Dorothea) McGuire, Brian (Roxanne) McGuire; one sister, Kathleen Sommer; nine grandchildren, Emily, Alyson, Megan, Devon (Emi), Jordan (Natalee), Eleanor, Sylvia, Lochan, and Beckett; two great-grandchildren, Theodore and Leila. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife and parents. Memorial contributions may be made to Unbound Charities (visit





Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church
510 East 1st Street
Ankeny, IA US 50021
Thursday, July 15, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church
510 East 1st Street
Ankeny, IA US 50021
Friday, July 16, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM