October 7, 1957 – August 3, 2023
Dan Sloboth, 65, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2023, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha due to complications from heart surgery.
Dan was born on October 7, 1957, in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Dan and Evelyn Sloboth.
He grew up in Omaha, attending Ryan High School and graduating in 1975. He graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 1979 with a degree in business. While at UNL, Dan was a 4-year letterman on the tennis team and met his future wife, Theresa Palmesano.
Dan and Theresa were married in Omaha on August 10, 1979.
They spent 4 years in Houston, Texas where he worked for UPG, Inc. A Subsidiary of Northern Natural Gas and then Gulf Energy. Upon moving back to Omaha in 1984, Dan transitioned to Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company and eventually IBM where he worked for 30 years, retiring in 2019.
Dan began playing tennis at an early age and continued to play socially and competitively until his death. His other love of sport was the game of golf. He traveled extensively for both, competing in tennis tournaments, and experiencing new golf courses.
Dan was a competitor, but he found the greatest joy in the relationships he formed along the way.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Theresa; daughter, Kari Bradley; granddaughters, Bella and Sophia; brothers and sisters: Anne (Orest) Bula, Ellen Sloboth, Sue Sloboth, and Tony (Jan) Sloboth; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Mike (Kathy) Palmesano, Mary Jo (Jerry) Pont, John (Jana) Palmesano, Jim (Nancy) Palmesano, and Kathy (Dave) Kula; mother and father-in-law, Pete and Phyllis Palmesano. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunt, and uncles.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents, Dan and Evelyn Sloboth.
Celebration of Life: Saturday, August 12, 2023, 10:00am at Coram Deo Church, 8787 Pacific St. Memorials are suggested to Open Door Mission, Wounded Warrior Project, or Special Olympics-Nebraska (Omaha Tennis Buddies).
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