VeteranDuane Danner

Duane B. Danner, 77, of Ipava, died at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

He was born Jan. 22, 1922, in Summum, a son of Claude and Louella Brinton Danner. He married Lou Nellie Haynes on Dec. 17, 1949, in Havana. She died Feb. 2, 1995.

He also was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Surviving are two sons, Duane of Havana and David of Bernadotte; three grandsons; one great-grandson; and one brother, Everett of Ipava.

A construction worker, he worked for Peoria Blacktop, retiring in 1985. He was a member of Laborers Local 231 in Pekin. He was a former chief of the Ipava Fire Dept.

A World War II Army veteran, he was a member and past commander of Ipava American Legion Post 17 and a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6408 in Havana. He was a president of the Ipava Sportsman Club.

Services were held Saturday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava with Rev. Kevin Kessler officiating. Burial was in Ipava Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Ipava American Legion building fund.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/26/2000

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