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Phillip Danley Sr.

Phillip Danley Sr., 91, of Des Moines, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa.

The family will hold a private graveside service at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Phillip Emery Danley, Sr. was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on February 23,1928; he was the son of Joe and Frances Viola (Ross) Danley. He attended school in Des Moines. Phillip served his country honorably in the United States Navy, Pharmacist Mate 2nd Class, from March 1945 until December of 1947. On November 15, 1947 Phillip was united in marriage to Antoinette Marie Curreri in Monterey, California. After marriage, they returned to Des Moines, where they made their forever home. Phillip worked for the United States Postal Service and retired after 35 years of faithful service. He was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC). He enjoyed refinishing antique furniture and clocks.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 71 years, Antionette; sons, Clark Danley, Phil Danley, Jr., and daughter-in-law, Pam (Koepke) Danley; two grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In death Phillip rejoins his parents, Joe and Viola Danley; brother, Jack Danley; and sisters, Margaret and Josephine.


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