Danny Eugene Sterner
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Danny Eugene Sterner
  • February 9, 1952 - July 19, 2017
  • Elkridge, Maryland

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On July 19, 2017, Danny E. Sterner, 65, of Elkridge, MD died peacefully at home surrounded by family after a short illness. He was the son of the late Harold "E" Sterner and Lorraine Harden Sterner. He is survived by his brother Steve Sterner (Betty), sisters Terry Parsley (Paul), Denise Bertazon, Tanya Greene, Ann Ross, Charlene Owings, Nancy Owings, companion Sharon Knecht, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Janet and daughter Leslie - the love of his life, his brother Donald Sterner and sister Joy Nickey. He was born and raised in Oella but spent most of his adult life in Catonsville where he worked with his father in the tree business and as a bartender at the Valley View, Morsberger's Tavern and most recently Dewey Lowman Post 109. After graduating from Woodlawn High School he joined the US Army in 1969. He served in Vietnam as a Supply Sergeant. He was a 100% disabled veteran due to his exposure to Agent Orange. He enjoyed playing local league softball as a first baseman for over thirty eight years, fishing, playing cards, and recently league shuffle board. He was a member of American Legion Post 109 Halethorpe, MD and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7472 Ellicott City, MD.
Family will receive friends at Sterling Ashton Schwab Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, Inc. on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm, where a service will be held on Sunday at 2pm. Graveside services will be held at Good Shepherd Cemetery, 2805 Rogers Ave, Ellicott City, MD 21043 on Thursday, July 27, at 11am.