Joseph Francis "Jack" Dannis

January 6, 1931 ~ December 12, 2019 (age 88)


Name: Joseph Francis "Jack"  Dannis
Age: 88
Address: Staunton, IL
Died: December 12, 2019 at  1:48 a.m .Place: John Cochran Veterans Hospital, Saint Louis, MO
Born: January 6, 1931  Place: Benld, IL
Father:  the late:  John Dannis
Mother: the late:  Ruby Rice Dannis
Spouse: Thelma Alice  Crites
      Date of Marriage: August 19, 1952
      Place of Marriage: Methodist Parsonage, Staunton, Illinois
Schooling:   attended Benld Schools, and later received his General Equivalency Degree
Occupation: Security Guard for Monterey Coal Mines,
Military:  A member of the United States Navy.
Organizations: Mt. Olive VFW Post  #5790 // Former Commander
Interests: Called Bingo for the VFW // enjoyed  playing Gin Rummy // Loved  Grandkids  and Family Gatherings // Avid Cardinal Fan
Survivors:   Wife:  Thelma Alice Dannis // 1 Son:  Duane (Tonya) Dannis of Gillespie, IL // 2  Daughters:  Lynn (Bart) Williams of Litchfield, IL //  Carla (Jim) Luketich of Mount Olive, IL // 1 Brother:   Harold (Dottie) Danis of Watertown, MA // 4 Grandchildren:  Gracie // Jennifer // Gage and Brent // 8 Great-Grandchildren.
Preceded in Death:  Parents:  John & Ruby Rice Dannis // 4  Brothers: Jim // Bill // George & John // 4 Sisters: Betty // Judy // Maryjane &  Dorothy // 1  Grandson: Joshua.
Visitation: Saturday, December 21, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  the time of service , Mt. Olive VFW Post #5790, Mt. Olive, IL
Memorial  Service:  Saturday, December 21, 2019, 2:00 p.m. Mt. Olive VFW, Mt. Olive, IL.
Clergy: Reverend Nancy Hubert
Lunch: for family and friends will follow the service in the VFW Hall.
Memorials:   St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.

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December 21, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Veterans of Foreign Wars
21294 IL-138
Mt. Olive, Illinois 62069

Memorial Service
December 21, 2019

2:00 PM
Veterans of Foreign Wars
21294 IL-138
Mt. Olive, Illinois 62069

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