03/29/2014 - Dennis “Denny” Lee McDaniel
Funeral services for Dennis “Denny” Lee McDaniel, age 63, of Wellfleet, Nebraska will be Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the bethel Bible Camp in Wellfleet with Father Harlan Waskowiak officiating.
Burial will be at the Wellfleet cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday, March 28, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore and before services in Wellfleet.
Online condolences may be left at odeanchapel.com.
A memorial has been established. Donations may be sent to Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore 302 Sycamore Street, North Platte, NE 69101.
Denny was born December 12, 1950, to Bobby "Bob" Harris and Delores Marie Davis McDaniel at Nashville, KS and grew up in Attica, KS. While in high school he worked for the Vet Clinic and graduated from Attica High School in 1968. Denny then attended Kansas State.
After college Denny went to work for Vigortone then worked for Motorola for 13 years before going back to Vigortone. In 1989 he moved to North Platte, NE with Vigortone then worked for Furst-McNess until 2001 when he became self-employed as a Livestock Nutrition Specialist.
On April 14, 1990, Denny married Karen Jennifer Kearney at Lexington, NE where they made their home before moving to Wellfleet in 1991. Denny liked to train livestock dogs and loved to drive his mules. He was a certified flight instructor and loved flying. At the age of 28 he received a new kidney from his brother and later lost his left leg in an accident in 2001.
Wife: Karen, of Wellfleet.
Parents: Bob and Delores, of Attica.
Son: Clenten McDaniel, of Oklahoma.
Daughters: Dianna Mae, of Oklahoma, Rachel (Paul) Mandelko, of Chadron, NE, and Jacki Jones (Randy Ward) and Robin (Pete) Raffaeli, of Ogallala, NE.
Grandchildren, Mae and Marshal Mandelko, Cody Schimmer, Tanner and Kayla Jones, Joey Peck, Josh Schimmer, Christopher and Alyssa Bahnsen, Kolton and Janaya Foran and Dakota McDaniel.
Brother: Delbert (Cathy) McDaniel, of Benbrook, TX.
Sister: Cindy (Dan) Arnoldy, of Sanger, TX.
Mother-in-law: Arlene Palmer, of Maywood, NE.
Brothers-in-law: Lonnie Carpenter, of Indianola, NE and Barry (Merry Sue) Palmer, of North Platte, NE.
Nieces and Nephews: Numerous.
Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore is in charge of arrangements.
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