Obituaries

In Memory Of

David D. Dann
March 18, 1947 - July 14, 2017


Visitation:
Saturday, August 19th, 2017 - 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
W8170 Main Street
Willard, WI  54493

Services:
Saturday, August 19th, 2017 - 11:00AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
W8170 Main Street
Willard, WI  54493

Full Obituary

     DAVID D. DANN, age 70, of Willard, WI, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017, in California, from complications of liver disease.  Funeral services will be held at 11am on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Holy Family Catholic Church, in Willard, with Rev. Steve Brice officiating.  Burial of cremains will take place at a later date.  Military rites will be conducted by the Greenwood American Legion Post #238.  Visitation will be held at the church, on Saturday, from 10am until time of service.
     David was born on March 18, 1947 to Douglas and Shirley Dann in Seneca Falls, NY.  He served 34 years in the U.S. Navy, Army Reserves and California National Guard combined.  He served in the Vietnam War from 1968-1969.  During his years of service, David received over 14 medals and awards for his service.  He became a lifetime member of the VFW in September 1997 and served in the American Legion since 2010.  He was both part of the Color Guard and Honor Guard.  He received an AA degree in automotive mechanics, working 30 years in the trade before moving on to retail until he retired in 2009.  David and Beverly made their home in San Jose, CA for 42 years and moved back to Willard in 2009 to retire.  David then went back to work at Grassland, in Greenwood, and St. Mary's Catholic School.  David was very passionate about the military, his family, friends and everyone he met.  Many said, "He would give the shirt off his back" to you.
     David is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Beverly, of Willard;  one daughter:  Damiana of San Jose, CA;  one son:  Robert (Lynn) of Stanley, WI;  three grandchildren:  Monet, James and Jordan of San Jose, CA;  one sister:  Deborah (Carl) Tanner of Port Byron, NY;  many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
     He was preceded in death by his parents;  one grandson, Christopher;  and two brothers:  Daryl and Dwight "Chip" Dann.