Danny Andrew Beauprez, 72, of Defiance, Ohio, and Palmetto, Fla., passed away on November 28, 2012, at his winter residence in Palmetto, Florida.
He was born on April 2, 1940, to Andrew and Rosalee (Manon) Beauprez in Edgerton, Ohio. Danny worked as an electrician for GM and retired in 1987. On July 4, 1966, he married Patricia "Pat" Feeney. He was a member of the Eagles, American Legion, life member of the AMVETS and the Navy Nuclear Weapons Association. He would have celebrated his 26th anniversary of his liver transplant on the day of his calling hours on December 3, and his son, Danny, gave to him a kidney for transplant on April 15, 1999.
Danny is survived by his loving spouse of 46 years, Pat; children, Timothy (Bernie) Husted of Hicksville, Ohio, Danny Beauprez Jr. of Defiance, Nancy Beauprez of Defiance and Stacy (Bob) Bartley of Defiance; siblings, Ernie (Sue) Tobias of Camden, Mich., Richard (Janet) Tobias of Defiance, David (Lila) Tobias of Continental, Ohio, and Gary (Suzie) Tobias of Defiance; and seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Wesley Tobias; brother, Greg Tobias; and sister, Dianne Helvig.
Visitation will be held Monday, December 3, 2012, from 2-8 p.m. at Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home Inc., Defiance. AMVETS services will be held on Monday evening at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, with Pastor Tim Tracy officiating. Burial will take place in the Riverview Memory Gardens, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Defiance VFW Post 3360.
Memorials are suggested to the Family Christian Center. Online condolences can be given at www.HCSFuneralHome.com.