Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

February 24, 2013

Danny Lee Laws


Daily Iowegian

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Danny Lee Laws, son of Robert Dick and Barbara Jean (Seeley) Laws, was born in Princeton, Mo., on Oct. 23, 1955, and passed away on Feb. 16, 2013, at the North Kansas City Hospital at the age of 57 years.

Dan was raised in Mercer County, Mo., where he attended school in Ravanna and Princeton, and was a 1973 graduate of Princeton High School. He worked most of his life as an automobile mechanic. For the last several years, he has been an employee of the East Penn Manufacturing Company in Corydon.

On Jan. 12, 1996, Dan was united in marriage to Beth Ellen (Albers) Roberts. Beth survives him of their home in Unionville, Mo. He is also survived by two sons, Joshua Lee Laws and daughter-in-law, Tiffany and Logan Tanner Laws and daughter-in-law, Alisha Marie; and his daughter, Katie Dianna Laws, all of Unionville, Mo.; a stepson, Guy Roberts and his wife, Jennifer of Spickard, Mo.; 14 grand and step grandchildren, Devon, Joshua Ryan, Kelsey, Emily, Sarah, Dawson, Zoe, Aubrey, Jayden, Isabella, Sophia, Nicholas, David and Alaina; two sisters, Debbie Lankford and brother-in-law, Benny and Cheri Bryan and brother-in-law, Ron, all of Princeton, Mo.; and by many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Dick Laws; a granddaughter, McKenzie Bowen; and by a stepdaughter, Jennifer Roberts.

Dan dearly loved spending time with his grandchildren. And, when he had the time, he enjoyed fishing.

Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Chapel in Princeton, Mo. with Pastor Gary Watkins officiating. Burial will be in the Ravanna, Mo. Cemetery.

Open visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. today at the funeral chapel where the family visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. this evening.