Dan Kugler, the former director of the Insurance and Risk Management Program in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s College of Business, died May 12. He was 68.
Kugler earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from UW Oshkosh in 1976. He later earned a master’s degree from Loyola University and worked at Snap-on Tools for 35 years, retiring as assistant treasurer of risk management. Working for the University from 2014 to 2016, he initiated the formation of the Risk and Insurance Management Program and taught various risk management courses. He also taught at Concordia University of Wisconsin, Butler University and the Risk Management Insurance Society.
His obituary points out that he had a “true passion for his field and taught enthusiastically and endlessly.” It also notes that he was recruited and became the vice president of Enterprise Risk Management at REV Group.
He is survived by his wife, Margie; children Caitlin (Jordan), Lauren, Leigh, and Jack (Mallory); grandchildren Kali, Fletcher and Cashel; and special buddies Nolan and Carter Schovain. He is further survived by his siblings; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Kenosha. Visitation is at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the noon memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church or Every Child’s Place in Kenosha.