Daniel Wyatt Urich, age 58 of Grand Rapids, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2022. The son of Roger R. & Dorothy L. Urich, he was born on May 14, 1964, in Harvey, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his father; father-in-law, Russell Mohney Jr., and nephew, Justin Mohney. Dan is survived by his wife, Tanya Urich; children, Brittney (Gabriel) VanHorssen, David Urich, Jonathan Urich; mother, Dorothy Urich; mother-in-law, Cleora Mohney; and sister, Debora (Steve) Fournier; along with extended family and friends.
Dan graduated from Western Michigan University in 1986 and was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He went on to work at Farm Bureau Insurance from 1986-1990 as an agent in Kalamazoo, and then as a manager from 1990-2001 in Traverse City and Grand Rapids. Dan then owned and operated J.B. Harrison Insurance, Mill Creek Insurance, and Thornapple Insurance Agencies from 2001-2022. He also served as the President of the West Michigan Association of Independent Insurance Agents from 2012-2016.
Dan was very active in his free time, he enjoyed; water skiing, boating, biking and hiking with family and friends, traveling, hunting, and fishing. He traveled to more than a dozen different countries with his wife and kids over the years. He cherished time spent coaching his kids in football and watching their many sporting events. Dan loved throwing a party with family and friends and attending concerts—anywhere there was music to sing and dance to made him smile.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11AM on Monday, November 14, 2022, at Ada Bible Church- Knapp Campus, 3869 Knapp St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525, with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Kyle Pierpont officiating.