Elder D. "Dan" Kinder, age 73 of Clairton, passed away at home on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Born August 1, 1944 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Elder O. and Mary (Beilstein) Kinder.
A US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War era, Elder was a man of many talents and many interests. He held three different bachelor's degrees and did a number of different jobs. He was an IRS Agent in their Criminal Investigation Division, a tax preparer, an appliance repairman, and retired as an unloader/operator at US Steel's Clairton Works. He was also a proud and active member of the VFW Post #803 and American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75, both in Clairton. His family and friends will always love and miss him and his wonderful, eclectic sense of humor. Dan was preceded in death by his wife Victoria Kinder, who passed away November 13, 2014, and his brother Thomas J. Kinder. He is survived by his daughters Dawn M. (Dennis) Roser of Beloit, WI and Gwynne E. (Jason) Kelly of Benson, NC; his son Thomas D. (Heather English) Kinder of Pittsburgh; his step-daughter Vicki Emery; his grandchildren Emmaly, Katrina, and Sidney Roser and Sebastian, Dylan, Nikita, and Aryanna Kelly; and his step-grandchildren Angelo and Elizabeth. Friends will be received on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700) from 10 AM until a 12 Noon Funeral Service. Interment will be private at the request of the family in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 01, 2017.