Daniel A. Dan Stratton, age 60, of Clinton, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at his home. In following Dans wishes cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 25th at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will follow at St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery. A celebration of Dans life is being planned following the burial.
Dan was born in Clinton on September 29, 1957, the son of Charles W. and Dorothy A. (Spooner) Stratton, Jr. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1976. Following his graduation Dan joined and served with the U.S. Navy. He married Sheila Clark on November 10, 1999 in Clinton. Sheila passed away on June 21, 2014. Dan had been employed at A.D.M., at Romeo Rims in DeWitt, and for the last 20 years with Ken Wiesner Lawn Care. He enjoyed his time with his grandkids and nieces and nephews, collecting antiques, Harley Motorcycles, fishing, going to auctions, gardening, cooking, canning and making salsa. He was a former member of Eagles Club.
Dan is survived by three daughters; Pauline (Tim) Smith, Elizabeth Anderson (Jesse Fernandez) and Cynthia Anderson all of Clinton; eight grandchildren, Sophie, Alisa, Zoey, David, Cloie, Starlena, Dayton and Braxton; two sisters, Sarah (Daniel) Frazier of Clinton and Pamela (Rodney) Doubek of Des Moines; two brothers, Charles W. (Sharon) Stratton of New Boston, IL and Michael E. (Dorian) Stratton of Green River, WY; several nieces and nephews and special friends, Ken Wiesner and Rodney Morhardt. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a grandson Shawn Bray. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Published on October 22, 2017