W. Leon Danner

W. Leon Danner, 77, of Astoria died at 3:08 a.m. Sept. 7, 2008, at his residence.

He was born July 6, 1931, in Astoria, a son of Bransford and Sidney Weber Danner. He married Janie A. McCombs on July 6, 1952, in Astoria. She preceded him in death on May 11, 2008.

He also was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Brandi; one brother, Eugene Danner; and two sisters, Marianna and Jeanette Danner.

Surviving are two sons, Donnie (and Carol) Danner and Ronnie (and Michelle) Danner, both of Astoria; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He worked for Caterpillar for 40 years.

He was a member of Woodland Church of the Brethren.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Astoria Cemetery with Rev. Gary Schultz officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Kost Memorial Home in Vermont.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Fire and Rescue.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/10/2008