Francis Dagnan(1936 - 2012)

Dagnan, Francis P.

Francis P. Dagnan, 76 of Hatley, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at his home.

He was born on October 31, 1936 in Kentucky, son of the late Ishmuel and Rhoda (Bentley) Dagnan. On June 4, 1984 he married Bernice Wilcox in Chicago, Ill.

Francis lived most of his life in Chicago and was self employed as a mechanic, working for many service stations there. He loved his CB radio, and was a CB Ham operator, talking with people all over the world. He also enjoyed fishing and playing pool.

Survivors include his wife Bernice Dagnan, Hatley; his children, Kathy Dagnan, Chicago, Tammy (Mike) Woods, Illinois, Karen (Victor) Josefowicz, Illinois, Melissa Dagnan, Tennessee, Mary (Richard) Lyshik, Berwyn, Ill., Jennifer Perez, Wisconsin Rapids and Andrew Dagnan, Hatley; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; his siblings, Gerald Dagnan, New Jersey, Phyllis Dagnan, Kentucky, and Larry (Carol) Dagnan, Kentucky; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia, and brother, Bill.

No services will be held at this time.

Brainard Funeral Home - Everest Chapel, Weston is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Published in Everest Herald from Dec. 11 to Dec. 21, 2012