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Daniel John SIMMS

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SIMMS, Daniel John "Dan" 66 of Englewood, passed away peacefully Friday, February 8, 2013 surrounded by his loving family at Hospice of Dayton. Dan is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years Ruth (nee Bruns) Simms; his father John Simms and his wife Letty of IL; his step-father Arthur Scherer and his wife Joyce of New Carlisle; one daughter and son-in-law Tammy and Robert Bretzfelder of Dayton; two grandchildren Patrick and Brianna Bretzfelder; one son Christopher D. Simms of Indianapolis; one sister and brother-in-law Cathy and John Mikels of IL; three brothers and one sister-in-law Larry Simms of Dayton, Gary Scherer of KY, James and Debbie Scherer of MI; numerous sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother Marie T. Scherer. Dan had been a machinist at Ohio Metal Products for many years and a 31 year member of Dayton Elk's Lodge #58. A Celebration of Dan's life will be 2 pm Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME ENGLEWOOD CHAPEL, 675 West Wenger Road, with Pastor Tom Rand presiding. Following the service there will be a Gathering of Friends until 4 pm at which time the Dayton Elk's Lodge #58 will have a memorial service. Contributions if desired may be made to Dayton Children's Hospital, ATTN: Development Dept., 1 Children's Plaza, Dayton, Ohio 45404 or The Ronald McDonald House, 555 Valley Street, Dayton, Ohio 45404 in memory of Dan. Messages of condolence to his family may be made at: www.tobiasfuneralhome.com. Dan, thanks for all of the laughs and many good times.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Feb. 10, 2013
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