LASALLE — Danny C. Holt, 71, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Illinois Veterans’ Home in La Salle. Danny was born on Oct. 1, 1946 to Clyde and Madlyn (Mann) Holt in Wynne, Ark.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army who served during the Vietnam War. Danny joined the service on Nov. 25, 1964 and was discharged on Aug. 21, 1967 with the rank of SP4 (T). He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, EXP M-14 Rifle Badge, VSM and VCM W/DVC 60 while serving his country. Danny was a United States Post Office mail carrier for 33 years prior to retirement.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Ralph Call.
Danny is survived by his two children, Dana Hughes of Rochelle, and Brook (Denise) Holt of Davis Junction; brother, Harles (Janet) Holt of Sevierville, Tenn.; two sisters, Jane Call of Ozark, Mo., and Janine (John) Elliott of Malta; and four grandchildren, Alex, Bryce, Clarissa, and Mateo. He has a very large extended family including aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 15 at the Unger-Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. Sixth St., Rochelle. The funeral will be 10 a.m. on Monday, April 16 at the funeral home with Ken Holt officiating. Burial will follow the service at Trinity Memory Gardens in Rochelle with military honors provided by the Eastern Lee-Ogle Honor Guard and the U.S. Army.
Memorials may be made in Danny’s memory to the Rochelle V.F.W. Post 3878.
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