August 19, 2010


C.B. Claudie “Danny” Dannenhauer, 88, of Hot Springs passed away July 23, 2010 at 9:50 p.m. Danny was born in rural Wyaconda, MO, to Walter S. and Bessie E. Black Dannenhauer on January 31, 1922.

Danny is survived by his beloved wife, Lois Dannenhauer, of 64 years; and by one sister, Glenna and her husband Maurice Huff, of Keosauqua, Iowa. Other survivors to cherish his memory are niece, Connie Westercamp and husband, David of Keosauqua, Iowa; four nephews, Raymond Stecker and wife Norma, of Prairie City, Iowa, Dale Stecker and wife Monica, of Knoxville Tennessee, Danny Stecker and wife Pat, of Pleasantville, Iowa and Terry Stecker and wife Kathy, of Joliet, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter S. and Bessie E. Dannenhauer.

Danny graduated from high school in Bonaparte, Iowa and attended Iowa Success Business College in Ottumwa, Iowa. Danny spent four years in the Air Force, flying 44 missions over Italy.

Danny and Lois lived and worked in Des Moines, Iowa for 11 years then moved to Austin, Minnesota where they opened and operated a rental store for 21 years before retiring to Hot Springs in 1980.

Danny worked as a volunteer to Senior Net Computer in 2000 as a coach and instructor. In 2004 he was named Staff Member of the Year.

Both Claudie and Lois were members of the Westminister Presbyterian Church where Danny was on the Session a total of 16 years. In 1998 Danny was given a lifetime membership to the Presbyterian Women; he was the second male to be honored.

Thank you to Pastor Jeff Cranton, Dr. Koehn and the excellent staff of Arkansas Hospice, our church family and our many friends who have been there through this difficult time. God bless everyone for their prayers.

Memorial services were held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Hot Springs, Arkansas, at 2 p.m. Monday, July 26, 2010 with Reverend Jeff Cranton officiating.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church 3819 Central Ave. Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913.

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