American Veteran 08

Danny Dean Dankof

March 17, 1937 ~ October 16, 2019 (age 82)

Obituary

Danny D. Dankof, age 82 of St. Joseph, MO (formerly Nebr. City, NE Rosemount, MN and Hamburg, IA) passed away on October 16, 2019 at his home. 

Danny was born on March 17, 1937 in Hamburg, IA; the son of Darrell F. and Ruth (Moore) Dankof.  He grew up and attended school in Hamburg, graduating from Hamburg High School with the class of 1954. 

On June 6, 1955, Danny entered the United States Air Force and proudly served his country as a Aircraft Control and Warning Operator.  He was honorably discharged on June 5, 1959.  After his Air Force service, he continued his work in air traffic control.  He worked for the Federal Aviation Administration as an Air Traffic Specialist until his retirement. 

He was a member of the Hamburg Methodist Church and the Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.). 

He is survived by his daughter Rhonda Dankof of Parker, CO; 5 grandchildren:  Erick Johns (Zeleste) of Loveland, CO, Adam Johns of Denver, CO, Payton Ziegler of Colorado Springs, CO, Leighton Ziegler and Summer Ziegler both of Parker, CO; 2 sisters:  Annette Thompson of Kansas City, MO and Mary Gail Lyons and husband Tom of Washington, IA; nieces and nephews; other family and friends. 

Danny was preceded in death by his father, Darrell in 1987, his mother, Ruth in 2012 and his brother, Michael in 2010. 

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg, IA with Pastor Luke Filmore officiating. 

The family will greet friends prior to the service, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the mortuary. 

Burial will follow the services at the Hamburg Cemetery in Hamburg, IA.  Military Honors will be conducted by the Hamburg American Legion Post.

 Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church in Hamburg, IA. 

Condolences may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com. 

Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg, IA is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to Danny's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 24, 2019

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Rash-Gude Funeral Home
1220 Main St.
Hamburg, IA 51640

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 24, 2019

10:30 AM
Rash-Gude Funeral Home
1220 Main St.
Hamburg, IA 51640

Military Honors
Thursday
October 24, 2019

11:15 AM
Hamburg Cemetery
North Argyle Street
Hamburg, IA 51640

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