Wayne L. Daniels
Born: March 14, 1946 in Spring Valley, IL
Died: July 20, 2021 in La Salle, IL
Wayne L. Daniels, 75, of La Salle, and formerly of Putnam, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at 2:05 a.m. at his home in La Salle.
Visitation will be Friday, July 23, 2021, from 12 noon to 2 p.m at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, Henry. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m.The Pastor Terry Goodwin will officiate. Burial will follow at Putnam Cemetery, Putnam, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
Wayne was born March 14, 1946, in Spring Valley, IL to Lawrence and Zelda (Wherry) Daniels. He married Delma K. Farrell on November 18, 1993. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Alyssa (Jeff) Beavers of Dalzell, DeeDee Schwingle of TX, Bruce Schultz, of Ohio, IL, Bridgot Lampkin of Princeton, Doug (Pam) Schultz of Lacon, Darren Schultz of Ohio, IL, and Tina (Casey) McCook, of Standard; and a close granddaughter, Brianna Daniels, of LaSalle. Wayne has 18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren on the way.
His siblings, Marsha (Cliff) Goodwin, of Michigan and Eldon (Janet) Daniels, of Kansas City, MO and many loving and caring nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brothers; a special and close aunt, Elsie Wherry; and a nephew, Mike Daniels.
Wayne was employed at J & L Steel, for many years. He was a member of the ABATE, and the NRA.
He was an avid Harley Davidson rider and a nature lover. His family was very large part of his life. He loved to teach his grandchildren how to ride a bike and to fix things. He was a very patient man, who always had time for his family. He loved to fix things in his shop and was known for his building talents.
"Papa" could fix anything.
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Published by News Tribune from Jul. 21 to Jul. 22, 2021.