Name: Joseph Francis "Jack" Dannis
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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