Russel D. Daniel, 78, of Le Mars, passed away Thursday, December 9, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 12, 2010 at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with Reverend Merrill Muller of the Merrill United Methodist Church officiating. Private Inurnment will be at the Stanton Township Cemetery. Visitations with the family present will be from 1:00 P.M. until service time Sunday afternoon. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.