Wilbur Danner Of Galesburg Dies

Wilbur L. Danner, 61, 959 Parkview Road, Galesburg, died at his home at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, 1987.

He was born Aug. 11, 1925, in Galesburg, a son of Grover W. and Laura Kost Danner. He married Candace Scherer Dec. 21, 1948, in Galesburg, She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Douglas J. Scherer of Galesburg, and Terry M. Scherer of West Point, Neb.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his mother of Galesburg; and two sisters, Mrs. Robert F. (Audrey) Nelson and Mrs. Virgil (Sara) May of Galesburg.

He was employed by the Lucky Boy Bakery for 21 years, then owned and operated Danner’s Fremont House Bakery for 14 years.

He was a member of the Knox County Board of Supervisors for 19 years, where he served as vice chairman of the finance and Knox County Nursing Home committees.

A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W., Masonic Lodge and St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at his church with Rev. Richard Slavish officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to his church.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/15/1987

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