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Danny J. Friend

Mar 18, 1956 - Jan 1, 2018 (Age 61)

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You will be greatly missed Danny.

I am truly sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the God of all comfort offer support in your time of need.

My condolences to the family and his circle of friends that were his work family! I didn't know him personally, but do know he touched the life of my son Robert Watson and many more! RIP as you ride that train once life to unknown places!

I am sorry for your loss. I remember Danny well he will be missed.

I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Danny over 30 years and even in my retirement we spoke by phone. We went thru tough times and fun times together. He was a great guy. He will be missed.

My condolences to the family. God gives you a hope of everlasting life that can sustain you. John 17:3

My condolences and may God be with you all through this difficult time.


So sad to learn of Danny's passing. Glad I saw him & was able to catch up at our last class reunion. My sympathy to his family.


Danny's Obituary

   Danny J. Friend, 61, of New Baden, IL, born Mar. 18, 1956 in St. Louis, MO, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Centralia, IL.

   Danny was an engineer for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail Road, Centralia, IL, and was a member of the Quail Club in Millstadt, IL.

   He is survived by two daughters, Jamie (Adam) Topping, and Amanda Friend both of Cedar City, UT; his parents, Harold and Nancy, nee Manis, Friend of Lebanon, IL; a brother, Michael Friend of Lebanon, IL; a sister, Wanda (Jerry) Nikolauzyk of Mascoutah, IL; and numerous, nieces nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts and uncles.

   Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assn. or the American Diabetes Assn.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting mollfuneralhome.com

   Visitation:  friends may call from 4 to 8 PM Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 at the Moll Funeral Home in Mascoutah, IL.

   Funeral: graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 at Antioch Cemetery, Pocahontas, AR.

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