Danny L. Dimond “Dan”, 60, Neenah, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012, at his home with his family by his side after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born February 15, 1952, in Sterling, IL son of Lawrence and Mary (Sibley) Dimond.
Dan married his high school sweatheart, Judy M. Blackford August 17, 1974. Mr. Dimond was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Neenah. He was currently employed for 34 years as a mechanical engineer at Mercury Marine High Performance. Dan enjoyed all things cars, engines and watching races. Dan had the time tested talent to fix and repair anything.
He also enjoyed reading and researching any and all new projects. Dan loved being with his family at his cabin in Mountain, cheering for the Green Bay Packers, and had a fondness for his Sheltie, Remi.
Dan is survived by his wife, Judy; daughters: Amanda (Joe) Grycowski, Appleton; Stacey (Jesse) Dimond, Larsen; 2 grandchildren, Mason and Allie Grycowski; siblings: David (Marsha) Dimond Morrison,IL; Marlene (Roger) Hackman, Rockford, IL; Craig (Sheri) Dimond, Rockford, IL; brothers-in-law: Robert (Audrey) Last, Freeport, IL; Elmer (Freda) Last, Rock Falls, IL; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Mary Dimond and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Delbert and Ethel Blackford.
Memorial services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2012, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 809 S. Commercial St., Neenah with Pastor Catherine Mode officiating.
Visitation will be at the church Thursday, November 15, 2012, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and from 11:00 a.m. Friday until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in Dan’s name.