Daniel Alexander Mays “Dan Dan,” 35, passed away in Polson Montana on January 1, 2021.
Daniel was born November 1, 1985 in Ronan Montana to David and Sophie Mays. He grew up in the Woodcock home site in Ronan Montana, graduate at Ronan High School in 2004 as an outstanding basketball player and golf athlete! Daniel was a wildland fire fighter for a brief time before becoming a maintenance/ grounds keeper technician for Salish Kootenai College, following in his father’s footsteps.
Not only was Dan a great athlete with basketball and golf, but he was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt, fish, and camp. He also played a wicked game of pool, as long as he was with his family and friends.
Dan is preceded in death by parents David and Sophie Mays, and numerous family members.
He is survived by spouse Jaymie L. Wilder and daughter Remington Rose Mays, son Payton A. Mays (mother Evelyn Charlo), brother’s Lawrence (Lonnie) and children Kristina and Lawrence Jr., Nick (Cindy) daughter LaRae, Doug (Amanda) and children Courtney and Justin, Sister Pam and her children Lomah, Sophia, and Phia, Nieces Karlee Jo and Brandee Mays, Kelani Preciada, Nephews Liam Mays, Kruze Jr. and Kyrie Preciado, as well as siblings of the wilder family, numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces.
Services to be held at the Community Center in St Ignatius Montana on Thursday January 7, 2021 at 8 pm, as well with the funeral starting Friday January 8, 2021 at 11 am with burial at Ronan Cemetery to follow. Any donations to be made to Foster Funeral Home to be used for the cost of a Headstone.