Daniel M. Mears

Print Article

Mears

Daniel Michael "Danny" Mears, 53, of South Beloit, IL, lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was born August 9, 1965 in Beloit, WI, the son of James Mears and Marlene (Mickey) Mears Udell. Danny was a 1984 graduate of South Beloit High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1987-1991 serving in Panama (1987), West Germany (1988-1989), Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm with the Mechanized Infantry in charge of 8 men and 1 Bradley vehicle (1990-1991).

Danny was awarded the Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Army Lapel Button, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 Bronze Medals (1st award), Overseas Service Ribbon and the Expert Badge (rifle and grenade). He and Mickey enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include his children, Rebecca and Alexander Mears; siblings, Dennis (Teresa) Mears, Harry "Mickey" (Julie) Mears, Richard (Tammy) Mears, and Kathleen (Jim Christopherson) Mears; brother-in-law, Bill LaGrange; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, sister Diane LaGrange and brother James Mears.

Graveside service for Danny will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, December 10, 2018 in Rockton Cemetery, Rockton, IL, with Military Honors accorded by American Legion Post #336. Visitation of remembrance will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, December 9, 2018 in the Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, WI.

Memorials may be given to the family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com

Print Article

Read More Obituaries

Edward J. Schneider

December 10, 2018 at 10:33 am | Edward Joseph Schneider, 91, of Beloit, WI, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care, Janesville, WI. He was born on September 21, 1927 in Edgerton, WI, to...

Comments

Read More

Bonnie E. Pratesi

December 10, 2018 at 10:34 am | Bonnie Elizabeth (Heubach) Pratesi, age 77, of Brodhead, Wisconsin, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Azura Memory Care, Monroe, WI. She was born on June 7, 1941, in Mobile, AL, the daug...

Comments

Read More

Peter W. Myers

December 10, 2018 at 10:34 am | Peter W. Myers, 65, of Beloit, WI, died Thursday, December 6, 2018 in his home. He was born February 5, 1953 in Beloit, WI, the son of Philip Eugene and Elizabeth Marie (Closson) Myers. Pete was a ...

Comments

Read More

Andrea J. McAffee

December 10, 2018 at 10:34 am | Andrea J. McAffee, 85, of Beloit, WI, died on Saturday, December 8, 2018 in Sun Valley East. She was born on May 10, 1933 in Beloit, WI, the daughter of Clarence and Garnet (Harrison) Heinz. Andrea...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(608) 365-8811
149 State Street
Beloit, WI 53511

©2018 Beloit Daily News Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X