Beloved husband of the late Judith Elsea (nee Buxbaum); loving father of Laura (Jeff) Johnson; dearest grandfather of Lee Johnson, Michael (Deeanne) Johnson and Amanda (Aaron) Levi; dear great-grandfather of Samantha Johnson, Mikayla Johnson and Payton Levi; dear brother of Judy Covert; like brother, childhood lifelong friend of Chester Scott Jr. (Decd) and Larry Niedringhaus, Sr.; dear cousin and friend.
Danny was born and raised in North St.Louis, Mo. (Baden), He served honorably in the United States Marine Corp including 2 tours in Vietnam and was awarded the Purple Heart. Danny was a well respected and beloved colleague serving as a St.Louis City Firefighter for 27 years until his retirement.
Services: Funeral at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois Rd., Wednesday, October 16, 11:00 a.m. Interment Friedens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be to the wounded warriors, ASPCA and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Visitation Tuesday, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.