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“I was A friend to Danny in the 60's , we had a lot of good times together, and a lot of good memories, was sorry to hear of his passing, my sympathy...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Charles Peterson - Friend

“Jeanine, I was deeply saddened when I heard your Dad had passed away. Even though I never personally met him, I felt like I had through all the...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Marci and Ron Thomas

“My thoughts are with your family in this time of sorrow. Dan's pain is over, only those living feel the pain now. I appreciate all the help Dan gave...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Murry Hight - Knox, IN - Friend

“Very sad to hear the news of Uncle Dan's passing. His love of high school sports always gave us a connection and something to talk about. I'm so glad...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Scott Ciboch - Isleton, CA

“Hearts are heavy and sad for the family as Danny was an icon in North Judson. My visits home will not be the same without my stops at the station to...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Richard Liedtky - Plymouth, IN

“I will always remember our fun times. Glad I got see him in August. Prayers for the family. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Lois Kensinger - Hamlet, IN

“My heart is heavy at your passing, but I'm glad you are no longer in pain. My thoughts and prayers go out to Aunt Skip, Warren, Dan, Jeanine, Dana,...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Niece Tammy Ciboch - LODI, CA

“Dan and myself hit it off from the start ,always fun to be around and such a big heart.i enjoyed his racing stories , [especially the one of his...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: 'DODGER'' pruden - laporte, IN

“Heaven has gained a new angel in you Uncle Dan! So sorry to hear of your passing, thankful that you no longer have to suffer. Prayers for all the...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Tracey Maier - Lodi, CA - Family

“Skip and family, So sorry for your loss, Dan will surely be missed around North Judson. You are in our thoughts and prayers.. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Doyle and Marcella Mini - MI

“I am sorry to hear of the passing of such a great man, my thoughts and prayers for skip and all of her loved ones ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Laura Schweikert Hendryx - IN

“Danny was a wonderful man I will miss him greatly Sending love and hugs for the family. I will be looking for him in his chair for a very long time. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda Stamps - North Judson6awQ6, IN

“All the memories we will remember! Our thoughts and prayers be with you all.Cora WinterCarol Overton ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Carol Overton - Valparaiso, IN

“Sorry to hear about Danny. He was such a nice guy and very handsome, too. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Valerie May - Winamac, IN

“Sending love and support to the family and a extra hug to Skip. Sorry for your loss. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: David Garetto-Barnett - CA


Danny L. Carpenter passed away in his home, November 24, 2016.
Born to Dan and Audrey (Conley) Carpenter in Knox, IN on April 25, 1941. He married Barbara (Vanaman) Carpenter on February 19, 1966.
For fifty years, Danny was the owner/operator of Carpenter Oil Co. Inc.. He truly appreciated all of his loyal customers. He knew few strangers, and was a friend to everyone.
He enjoyed golfing, bowling, fishing, and spending time with his friends. He was an avid bird watcher, and had compassion for all animals.
Over the years, he had been a coach for numerous Little League teams. He was a proud sponsor for countless local sports, individual athletes and community activities. Danny was enthusiastic about all sports. He was a faithful Bears and Cubs fan through and through. One of the highest points for him was watching the Cubs win the World Series this November!
He is survived by his wife "Skip," and five children: Warren (Rosalyn) Gappa of Prattville, AL, Daniel (Stacey) Gappa of Bellingham, WA, Jeanine (Gappa) Huey of Brookston, IN, Dana Carpenter and Jill (Greg) Bejes both of North Judson, IN. He was blessed with fourteen grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by three sisters: Dee (Carpenter) Boone, Edna (Howard) Werling, and Pansy (Howard) Dedloff.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 4 until 8 PM CT Friday, December 2, 2016 at the O'Donnell Funeral Home, North Judson, IN. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be given toward The Northern Indiana Community Foundation: Pioneer Cemetery Transformation Fund.

Funeral Home
O'Donnell Funeral Home
302 Lane Street North Judson, IN 46366
Tel. (574) 896-2149

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