Dan Irvin Butler, age 74, of rural Rockford, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 

at Tranquility of Rockford.


He was born November 19, 1947, in Celina, to Charles "Irvin" and Marilyn (Morgan) Butler, who both preceded him in death.


Dan is survived by 2 sisters and a brother: Jane Barber of Van Wert, Joan (Steve) Ditmer of Jacksboro, Tennessee, and Dennis (Rose) Butler of Rockford, 9 nieces & nephews, and a number of great and great-great nieces & nephews.


A 1966 graduate of Mendon-Union High School, Dan was a member of Rockford Eagles Lodge #1292, and at one time had been named its honorary President. He enjoyed socializing at area restaurants and coffee shops.  One of Dan's favorite interests was horses.


Calling Hours will be held at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon, on Monday, November 7, from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m.  The Funeral Service follows at 2:00, with Pastor Marc Phillips officiating.  Burial will take place at Tomlinson Cemetery in Union Township.


Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Rita's Hospice.


Condolences can be expressed to the Butler family at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.



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