Daniel Paul Doles, Jr., of Palatine. Daniel passed away on Oct. 3, 2012, after a very tough battle with lung cancer. He was born on March 2, 1952, to Elizabeth "Betty" and the late Daniel P. Doles, Sr. Danny was very active in sports and loved to be involved in family gatherings. Recently he became a member of the Knights of Columbus and was looking forward to getting involved in their many activities. A loyal Bears fan, he would enjoy getting together to watch the games with family members. His "one-liner jokes" will be missed. Daniel's past employment included Kehe and DPI Specialty Foods. He was a Boy Scouts leader, a soccer and baseball coach. He also played soccer and referred the games. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen "Katie"; sons, Jeffrey (Jill) and Daniel III (Marla); grandchildren, Isabella "Bella" and Jimmy; mother, Elizabeth Doles; brothers and sisters, Gary (Mary), James (Mary), Billy (Kelly), Dorri (Mark) Hauser and Cathy Flanagan; and 19 nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Daniel's name to Kellogg Cancer Center, Glenbrook Hospital, 2180 Pfingsten Rd., Suite 1000, Glenview, IL 60026, would be appreciated. Visitation Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, 3 to 9 p.m. Funeral Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, 10 a.m. from Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine, to St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 1201 E. Anderson Dr., Palatine for Mass at 10:30 a.m. 847-359-8020 or www.smithcorcoran.com

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Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home
185 E. Northwest Hwy. Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 359-8020

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Oct. 4, 2012