Nov. 24, 1954 - Feb. 5, 2014
EDWARDSBURG - Danny L. Tevlin, 59, of Edwardsburg, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 11:00 pm at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born November 24, 1954 in Elkhart, IN to Owen F. and Betty J. (Wogomon) Tevlin. On May 27, 1978 he married his soulmate, Melanie (Francel) Tevlin in Elkhart. In addition to his wife and mother, other survivors include a son, David O. Tevlin of Portland, OR; 3 brothers, Michael Tevlin of Edwardsburg, Timothy (Tamara) Tevlin of Elkhart and James (Jill Krichbaum) Tevlin of Edwardsburg; sister, Judy (Terry) Hagans of Edwardsburg; mother-in-law, Norma Francel of Edwardsburg; sister-in-law, Patricia Mercer of Plano, TX; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Owen; and his father in-law, David A. Francel. Danny worked for more than 40 years as a painter/decorator and for most of that time was employed with Alexander Jansen Painting. Danny was an avid bow hunter for many years and enjoyed the outdoors. He loved to write poetry about his passions - hunting and family. He was also passionate about rock and roll music and loved going to Rock 'n' Roll concerts and passing this passion on to his son, David. The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the 6:00 P.M. celebration of life service on Monday, February 10, 2014 at Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin Street, Elkhart. Pastor Tom Clark will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the
in memory of Danny.