Danny Glen Haskell, 85, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at Ignite Medical Resort, St. Mary’s Campus, Blue Springs, MO. Dan was born on January 17, 1937 in Mound City, MO, the son of Floyd Sr., and Mamie (Bradford) Haskell. He was one of three children, preceded in death by brother, Floyd Haskell, Jr., and his sister, Doris Spainhower.
Dan is survived by his wife of 65 years, Patricia Haskell of Blue Springs, MO, daughter, Debbie Jerome and husband Bob; two grandsons, Bob Jerome III and wife Sarah; Brett Jerome and wife Laura; and four very special great-grandchildren: Riley, Camryn, Griffin, and Kaelyn.
Dan was a 1955 graduate of William Chrisman High School. After high school he was employed at Standard Oil Refinery and Bayer Corporation, where he eventually retired. He enjoyed volunteering at church, playing the banjo, carving many beautiful wood carvings for others or his own personal keepsakes and had a passion for cars and trucks. His favorite pastime was attending any of the events his grandsons or great-grandchildren participated in. He was a very proud “Papa” who was always willing to share stories of their activities and talents. He was a man of strong faith, love for his family, and willingness to help others.
Dan was a past member of the Ararat Shrine Model “T” Club, he was a 33 Degree Mason and had served as the past Master of the Independence Masonic Lodge #76 A.F. & A.M., he was also a member of the Catholic Church since 1993, most recently attending St. Jude Catholic Church, Oak Grove, MO.
Cremation is planned and a memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 20, 2022 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO 64015. Inurnment will follow at the Blue Springs Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Dan’s name are suggested to St. Jude Catholic Church, 2001 S. Broadway, Oak Grove, MO 64075 or the Bishop Sullivan Center, 6435 E. Truman Road, Kansas City, MO 64126. Memories of Dan and words of comfort for his family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.