Herschel Danner

Herschel C. Danner, 93, of rural Blandinsville died at 7:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 1993, at LaHarpe-Davier Extended Care Facility.

He was born Dec. 21, 1899, in Astoria Township, a son of Samuel B. and Emma Sweigart Danner. He married Jessie Louise Caspall on Feb. 16, 1927, in Adair. She died Sept. 2, 1961. Three sisters and one brother also preceded him in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Arthur (Gwen) Phillips of Eureka and Mrs. Leoines (Barb) Klossing of Stronghurst; one son, Sam of Blandinsville; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A former member of McDonough County Farm Bureau, he farmed in the Blandinsville area all his life. He also served on the Northwestern School Board in Sciota for six years. He was a member of Rock Creek Methodist church.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Blandinsville with Rev. A. Lee Unger officiating. Friends may call after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home, where family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb.

Memorials may be made to Northwestern School.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/22/1993

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