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Roy Paul Danbo

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ROY PAUL DANBO Roy was born on May 2, 1927 in Hibbing, MN to Harriet and Paul Danbo. At age 85, he died peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, February 17, 2013 from complications of COPD. His wife of 57 years, Violet, preceded him in death in 2004. Roy had resided in Riverside, CA since 1958. Roy is leaving behind his five children, Deanna Rhoades (Dick) of Dallas, OR; Kathy Davis (Steve) of Portland, OR; Daniel Danbo (Barbara), Paul Danbo (Patti), and Linda Danbo all from Riverside, CA. He has 11 grandchildren whom he greatly adored. They are Jackie Eriksen, Bill & Chris Rhoades, Brian Davis, Melissa Koll, Kimberly Davis, Chrissy & Michael Danbo, Candace, Marissa & Zachary Danbo. Dad also had 11 great-grandchildren. Roy was a member of I.U.O.E. #12 for 57 years. He served as a District Rep for the Colton area where he also operated heavy equipment and was a mechanic/welder for most of his career. Roy served during WWII in the Navy as a Seabee from 1944-1946. His hobbies included woodworking, gardening, and restoring old cars. He had a passion for spending time with his friends at Lil Abner's on Van Buren. Graveside services will be held at Riverside National Cemetery on Tuesday, February 26th at 11:30am, staging area 6. The service is open to friends and family. An open house will be held at his home in Orangecrest following the service. In lieu of flowers please send donations to VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648 www.arlingtonmortuary.com

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Published in Press-Enterprise on Feb. 24, 2013
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