Daniel Charles Thalmann, of Liberty, passed away on April 28, 2022. He was 58.
Daniel was born in Liberty, NY on October 15, 1963, to Arthur Eugene Thalmann and Lucille Katherine Fulton. Daniel Thalmann was a devoted father, business owner, and community member. Better known as Danny, he was a caring and dedicated son, father, grandfather and friend. His dedication began earlier in life as he served on the Coast Guard for three years. In addition to caring for his family and the safety of others, he has put his life’s work into his business, Thalmann’s Service Center. Since opening his doors in 1989, he has been known county-wide as a genuine, honest, and giving man. He continued to show passion and dedication as a member of the Republican Party for the past ten years, Liberty Elks Lodge for 34 years, and a proud member of the Liberty Lions Club for 14 years. He proudly sat as their Vice President. As dedicated as Danny was, he actively gave back to his community by finding ways to help others and volunteer his time for good. Those that know him well acknowledge his charisma, loyalty, and determination to be the best that he could have been. He was a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow award and numerous other community honors for his dedication to improving the lives of others.
Daniel is survived by his mother, Lucille Rudiger (Thalmann) and her husband Charles Rudiger, his step - mother, Franda Thalmann, his companion Dina Townsend, his two daughters, Alyssa Thalmann and her fiance, John Desrochers and Jessica Osterhout and her husband, Andrew. His brother Eugene Thalmann and wife Theana, half sister, Kristina Rudiger, his step sisters, Kelly Lake and Terri Rudiger, his step brothers, Timothy Rudiger and Richard Rudiger and his grandchildren, Enrique, Jeremiah, Christopher, Blake, Lucas, Daniel and Thomas along with his three nephews, Eugene, Christian, Theodore and his nieces Leanna and Ava. His extended family Rodney, Katelin, Seth, Gabriel, Nathan and Eli. He is predeceased by his father, Arthur Thalmann and step-brother Charles Ronald Rudiger.
A visitation will take place on Friday, May 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Colonial Ramsay Funeral Home in Liberty, NY. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 7, at 11 am at Lighthouse Ministries, 23 Triangle Road in Liberty, NY. Following the funeral there will be a fellowship and celebration of Danny’s life at the Liberty Firehouse, 256 Sprague Avenue in Liberty, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Daniel Thalmann Scholarship Fund for the Liberty Lions Club, 167 Dwyer Ave., Liberty, NY 12754. Please make checks payable to "The Liberty Lions Club" and in the memo Daniel Thalmann's Scholarship Fund.
Arrangements are under the care of Colonial Ramsay Funeral Home, 275 South Main Street, Liberty, NY. For additional information, contact the funeral home at 845-292-7160 or visit the website at www.colonialfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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