Danny J. Schenkel, 60, of Bloomington, passed away at 1:34 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at his residence.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington with Pastor Brian Hastings officiating. A reception will follow at the hotel. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Humane Society of Central Illinois.
Danny was born on January 9, 1959 in Bloomington, a son to Clarence and Marjorie Daly Schenkel.
He is survived by a son, Tyler (Marisol Arreola) Schenkel of Bloomington and a daughter, Sarah (Matthew) Lenz of Hopedale. Danny is also survived by a granddaughter, Ava Marie Lenz and a grandchild on the way; a brother, Timothy (Shirlene) Schenkel of Bloomington, a sister, and four nieces.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a step-father and a brother, Gerald Schenkel.
Danny was employed with Custom Made Homes in Bloomington for over 20 years, beginning his employment in 1977, until the company closed. He was currently employed as a maintenance man at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington since 2008.
He was an animal lover and adored his many pets throughout the years. He was a good man and was loved by many people. He will be greatly missed.
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