Dan Shannon

Mar 11, 2018
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10:30 AM Thursday, March 15, 2018 at St. Edward Catholic Church, 1423 Kimball Ave., Waterloo


4:00 pm ‑ 7:00 pm Wednesday, March 14, 2018 with a 4:00 pm Rosary and 6:30 pm Vigil Service at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th St., Waterloo


Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Fairbank with Military Rites by the Iowa Army National Guard Honor Guard and Fairbank American Legion Fortsch Duffy Post #552


to the family


Dan Shannon, 80, of Waterloo, died at Pinnacle Specialty Care in Cedar Falls on Sunday, March 11, 2018 of natural causes.


He was born January 20, 1938 in Fairbank, IA, son of Daniel and Veronica (Weber) Shannon.


Dan married Deanna Roedeske on August 7, 1965 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fairbank.


He graduated from Immaculate Conception Catholic High School in Fairbank in 1955.


Dan managed East Side Liquor. Later, he worked at UNI Physical Plant, retiring in 1995. He served in the United States Army, receiving an honorable discharge.


He was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church in Waterloo, AMVETS Life Member, and Fairbank American Legion Fortsch Duffy Post #552.


Dan is survived by his wife, Deanna, Waterloo; son, Kevin Shannon, Waterloo; granddaughter, Dannielle Shannon, New Hartford, IA; sisters: Colleen (Joe) Bovy, Fairbank, and Marian (Pat) Woods, Jesup; brother, Dale (Dorothy) Shannon, Raymond; sister‑in‑law, Susan Shannon, Fairbank and several nieces and nephews.


He is preceded by a brother, Pat Shannon.

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  1. Steve and Kate Honn | Mar 15, 2018
    Dee and Kevin, so sorry to hear of Dan's passing. He was so much fun and always had a joke to tell. Lots of good memories! In our thoughts. Steve and Kate Hon 
  2. Fran Loy | Mar 14, 2018
    Dee, I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Dan well, but he had to be a wonderful man to be married to you. Feel my hug. Fran Loy
  3. Sharon Hemmmen | Mar 14, 2018
    To the family of Dan,  I am so sorry for your loss.  I worked with Dan at UNI and I don't think there could have been a nicer man to work with.  Always smiling and friendly.  Just know I am thinking of you at this very sad time.  
  4. Jenni | Mar 13, 2018


    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Jenni  Bigelow

  5. Tammie Mettlin | Mar 13, 2018


    Thinking of you and your family during this time of losing your dad. 

    With Sympathy,

    Bill & Tammie (Messerer) Mettlin

  6. Meredith Anderson | Mar 12, 2018
    Kevin, I am very sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is not an easy thing. Please know you and your family are in my prayers. 

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