Daniel L. Dailing

Daniel L. Dailing, age 85, of Quincy, died on Thursday, May 9, 2024 in the Hammond Hall of the Illinois Veterans Home. He was born on June 27, 1938 in Quincy the son of Lawrence & Ruth (Harter) Dailing. He married Joyce Dinsmore on February 15, 1964 in St. Boniface Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on July 14, 2011.

Dan worked for the City of Quincy and had served as the Office Manager for the Water Department. He served in the United States Air Force. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. Daniel enjoyed hunting, fishing and golf.

Daniel is survived by:
TWO CHILDREN: Debby Stark and Mike Dailing along with his wife Sarah all of Quincy.
GRANDCHILDREN: Julie DeLorenzo (Anthony), Grace Brummell (Gage) and Parker Dailing (Rebekah)
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Rosalie DeLorenzo, Antonella DeLorenzo and Emery Brummell
SISTER: Ruth Ann Armbruster
Numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.

In addition to his wife, Dan was also preceded in death by his parents, a brother James Dailing along with his wife Mary Lou and a brother-in-law: Manfred Armbruster.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, May 24, 2024 at 1:30 PM in St. Peter Catholic Church. Inurnment in Greenmount Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 12:30 until the time of the services at 1:30. Memorials may be made to Quincy Notre Dame or to the Central Illinois Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


  1. Dick & Pat Wentura on May 11, 2024 at 5:29 pm

    Dear Dailing Family,
    Thinking of you and remembering both your Father, Dan, and Mother, Joyce.
    Dick & Pat Wentura

  2. Ann Abel on May 13, 2024 at 10:09 pm

    Dear Dailing family,
    So sorry for your lose. Dan was a great boss when I worked for him at the Water Department!
    I remember him as a very nice gentleman!
    Ann Abel

  3. Nancy Stockton Schodroski on May 17, 2024 at 8:44 pm

    To the Dailing family, we are so sorry to hear about your father. What a kind man! He will be missed.

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