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Daniel Kin

Daniel J. Kin, 34, of Upper Sandusky, a Wyandot County Sheriff’s Deputy, died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Grant Hospital, Columbus, following an automobile accident in Pickaway County.
He was born on June 16, 1988, in Upper Sandusky, to Franklin and Susan (Atkins) Kin. His mother preceded him in death. His father Franklin (Lisa) Kin survives in McCutchenville. Dan married Erin M. (Margraf) Kin on Sept. 10, 2016. She and his two children, Jaxon Kin and Arlo Kin, survive.
Dan is also survived by his sisters, Jennifer (Charles) Eckstein, Cassandra (KC) Sampsell, Stephanie (Ryan) Kitzler, Elizabeth Kin, Hillarie Kin and Roxie Kin; in-laws, Michael and Cynthia Margraf; brother-in-law, Brandon Margraf; and nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Dan graduated from Mohawk High School, class of 2006, where he was a member of the FFA and served on the Wyandot County Junior Fair Board. He continued his academics at Terra State Community College and graduated from the police academy. Dan started his career in law enforcement at Carey Police Department, continued his profession at the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office for seven years. He had the opportunity to become a deputy with the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office and loved his rewarding career. Along with working law enforcement he and his father were grain and livestock farmers. Dan especially enjoyed working with cattle, being outdoors, cutting firewood, wildlife and mushroom hunting. He was a member of Our Lady of Consolation Parish. Dan was a dedicated father and husband. His family and friends meant the world to him and his smile lit up the room. Dan will be forever loved and forever missed.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 4-9 p.m. at the Basilica of Our Lady Consolation, Carey. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 22, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Consolation with the Rev. Tom Merrill, OFM Conv., officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Carey.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Daniel L. Kin Memorial Fund (for Jaxon and Arlo Kin) and can be sent to Bringman Clark Funeral Home, 226 E. Wyandot Avenue, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
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