Daniel J. Connell

Daniel J. Connell, age 48, lifetime resident of Elmhurst, former Elmhurst Extreme and Elmhurst Airborne Coach; beloved husband of Alicia, nee Christensen; loving father of Brendan and Michael; cherished son of Frank and Dorothy, nee Brown; dear brother of Kevin, Clare (Glen) Klock, Brian (Cammie), Terese Klinger, John, and David (Rebecca) and brother-in law of Lynda (David) McDonald; fond uncle of Justin, Jacob, Jesse, Jayme, Dan, Matt, Jordan, Bryan, Steve, Sean, Frankie, Nathan (Rebecca), Adam (Michelle), Kennedy, Jack, Melanie, Joshua and Jordan and great-uncle of Rhea Lynn and Nathan. Visitation Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 9:45 a.m. until time of funeral 10:45 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Interment Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For funeral arrangements please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com

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5 comments on “Daniel J. Connell
  1. Caroline Casey says:

    We were so sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. He was a great person, I know Bill really enjoyed coaching with him. We will keep you, Brendan and Michael in our prayers.
    Caroline (and Bill, Eddie and Tommy)

  2. steve rosner says:

    Dear Alicia, words cannot convey the sadness i feel for the loss of such a good friend who stood as best man for our wedding. he had such a dynamic personality and miss him so much. our prayers are with you and your family.

  3. sugarplum says:

    Danny was an amazing and brave man, and fought so bravely. Much love to the Connell family.

  4. Bob Scheibl & Family says:

    Dan was a great man, a truly unique individual. I will miss his smiling face and laugh.

  5. Lowe Family says:

    Have you all in our prayers…

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