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Erwin Edward Danz
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Obituary for Erwin Edward Danz

Erwin E. Danz, age 83 of Leslie, Missouri passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at his home.

Erwin Edward was born on June 20, 1933 to Charles and Katherine (Keller) Danz in Champion City, Missouri. He attended Champion City School before going to high school in Sullivan graduating in 1951. Following graduation Erwin honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. He was united in marriage to Mary Lou Schneider on March 8, 1958 and they had two children, Rick and Jill. Erwin was employed by the former International Shoe Company before going to work for Belmont Furniture. He started out delivering furniture and eventually became Warehouse Manager. After many years of service to the company, he retired in 1982. Erwin loved people and never met a stranger. He enjoyed working on the farm, playing pinochle with friends, attending dances, family trips and just spending time with his family whom he loved dearly.

He is survived by wife, Mary Lou (Schneider) Danz of Leslie; one son, Rick Danz and special friend Pam Walls of Leslie; Jill Meyer and husband Dennis of Gerald; four grandchildren, Sarah Weirich and husband Jason of Rosebud, Krista Skornia and husband Jon of Owensville, Lindsey Heidbrink and husband Corey of Rosebud, Lori Thompson and husband Patrick of Owensville; 10 great-grandchildren, Chase and Jayde Weirich, Madisyn , Kasen and Kade Skornia, Brock and Burke Heidbrink, Brenner, Ryleigh and Braxton Thompson; one brother, Carl Danz and wife Janet of Leslie; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Erwin was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Katherine (Keller) Danz; and two sisters, Hilda Schmidt and Laverne Havener.

Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with interment in Champion City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.

Memorials to Champion City Methodist Church or the American Heart Association are appreciated.

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All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan and Bourbon, Missouri.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home

347 N. Clark
P.O. Box 625
Sullivan, MO 63080





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Eaton Funeral Home

347 N. Clark
P.O. Box 625
Sullivan, MO 63080

Cemetery Details


Champion City Cemetery

5075 Champion City Church Rd
Leslie, Missouri 63056

Memorial Contribution

Champion City United Methodist Church

5075 Champion City Church Rd
Leslie, MO 63056

American Heart Association

7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231-4596

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