Roy Danz Obituary

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Roy Adolf Danz

August 19, 1927 - March 17, 2014
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Roy A. “Tiny” Danz, 86, of Washington, IL, passed away March 17, 2014 at Unity Point Health Methodist in Peoria. He was born August 19, 1927 in East Peoria the son of John and Louise Syvilla (Miller) Danz. He married Doris Marie Hopple on February 26, 1948 in Peoria. He is survived by his wife of sixty-six years; one daughter, Susan Eileen Danz of Washington, IL, three grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one grandchild, seven brothers and four sisters, Anna Marie, Ida May, John Jr., Fred, Rose Catherine, Margaret Louise, Albert Walter, Edwin, Rudolf Carl,...

Roy A. “Tiny” Danz, 86, of Washington, IL, passed away March 17, 2014 at Unity Point Health Methodist in Peoria.

He was born August 19, 1927 in East Peoria the son of John and Louise Syvilla (Miller) Danz. He married Doris Marie Hopple on February 26, 1948 in Peoria.

He is survived by his wife of sixty-six years; one daughter, Susan Eileen Danz of Washington, IL, three grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one grandchild, seven brothers and four sisters, Anna Marie, Ida May, John Jr., Fred, Rose Catherine, Margaret Louise, Albert Walter, Edwin, Rudolf Carl, Arthur Warren, and Emil Ernest.

Roy was a member of the Tazewell County Farm Bureau. He was a dairy farmer and transported his milk to Producers Dairy, just as his father did throughout his life. He was dairy farmer for fifty years. He was also a laborer for Mid-State Landscaping and Wiegand and Storer. He continued farming and growing large amounts of vegetable gardens throughout his entire life, and had an open-air market at his home.

Services for Roy will be held at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria on Saturday March 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Friday night, March 21, 2014, from 5-8:00 PM, and also one hour prior to the service. Rev. Paul Aurand will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Fon Du Lac Cemetery in East Peoria.

Memorials in Honor of Roy may be made to .

To view Roy’s memorial wall or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.remmertfuneralhome.com.

"Doris, l was so sorry to hear of Tiny's passing ..we all remember him so fondly and the times picking vegetables and the nights of music and dance down at..." donna mitchell

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