Obituary for Dr. Daniel D. Semko RICHMOND, Ind. – Dr. Daniel D. Semko, age 69, of Richmond, Indiana, died Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at his home. Dan was one of the four (4) Cobra loving friends that were the founders of the Double Venom Spring Fling (DVSF) that would later become the London Cobra Show.
Born May 12, 1949, in Youngstown, Ohio, to John and Rose Cicciarollo Semko, Dr. Dan lived in this community most of his life. He served as a Fleet Marine Corpsman in the U.S. Navy, attached to the U.S. Marine Corps, Company 33, during the Vietnam War. Dr. Dan was a graduate of Marquette University and completed his podiatry training in Cleveland, Ohio. He, along with his wife, owned and operated American Foot Services for the past 38 years. Dr. Dan was a brilliant and very compassionate man. He didn’t know a stranger and would help anyone, without expecting anything in return.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Dr. Suzanne A. Haritatos-Semko; daughter, Jena (Rich) Hugart of Martinsville, Indiana; grandson, Deaglan Hugart; sisters, Jan Ross and Jill Shane, both of South Carolina; brother, David Semko of Ohio; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, M. Jeffrey Semko.
The family would like to thank Reid Hospice for the loving care and support they gave to Dr. Dan.
A memorial visitation and time of celebration for Dr. Daniel D. Semko will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Help The Animals, Inc., P.O. Box 117, Richmond, IN 47375 or Wolf Creek Habitat & Rescue, 14099 Wolf Creek Road, Brookville, IN 47012.