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Daniel P. Kelly

Daniel Patrick Kelly, 60, of Marissa, IL, born December 30, 1957 in Anchorage, AK, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

Mr. Kelly was an avid history buff but especially with the events of WW1 and WW2. He was also a die hard St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Preceding him in death were his wife; Teresa Kelly, his mother; Betty (Reuss) Kelly and one brother; Timothy Kelly.

Dan is survived by his father; William (Joann) Kelly of Chesterfield, MO,  3 children; Seth (Liz) Kelly of Maryland Heights, MO, Trevor (Tiffany) Kelly of Troy, IL and Danielle (Larry) McFadden of Belleville, IL, brother; James (Sandy) Kelly of Smithton, IL, sister Patricia Wersching of St. Louis, MO, 4 grandchildren; Brayden and Morgyn Kelly and Jesse and Mia McFadden and by 2 nieces and 4 nephews.

Visitation; Friends may call on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL

Funeral;  Memorial services will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.





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  1. Roy Harrington says:

    I only learned the sad news about Dan today ………..
    A good man who will be sorely missed !
    We shared many, many conversations about Dan’s love of history and collecting and I appreciated his enthusiasm and friendship.

  2. Andy clark says:

    I have known dan since 2014 and have always enjoyed his input into the collecting community and has brought many good memories of chatting to him plus smiles and laughs with his antics.
    He will be very much missed but never forgotten. Our thoughts are with you all from the uk x

  3. Gregory P. says:

    So terribly sorry to hear about your sudden loss. I made a donation to the Red Cross in memoriam. Please do not hesitate to let me know if there is anything I can do. (I work with Tiffany.)

  4. Tyler Ogg says:

    My condolences to your family. Daniel will be sorely missed in our collecting community. He always took the time to talk with folks and share his knowledge. He helped me along when I began collecting. He was kind and generous man. My family will be praying for you all in your time of need. Again, we are so very sorry for your loss.

  5. MAJ Michael Gonzales says:

    I never met Dano, except through this digital medium. He was always very friendly and aided me no end in furthering me in the hobby.
    The world is a sadder, less friendly place without him.

  6. Reilly Sheplak says:

    Condolences to you all, I didn’t personally know dan but he was always a very knowledgeable and kind source of information in the collecting community. He will be greatly missed.

  7. Terry Keller says:

    A great asset to our collecting community. He will be sorely missed. So sorry for your loss

  8. JOEL RASSART says:

    I present my heartfelt condolences from my distant Belgium, Dano was a fantastic man

  9. Elaine Lambert says:

    I wanted to express my heartfelt condolences to all of Dan’s family. Death is the hardest thing we have to deal with in life. I know my words can do little to ease the pain you are feeling, so I pray that the God of comfort be with you to help you cope. (2 Thessalonians 2:16,17) Lean on Him in the days to follow and read of our amazing hope for our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death. (John 5:28) For the Bible’s answers to questions about grief please visit

  10. Allen Bond says:

    I was greatly saddened by the news of Dan’s passing he was a good man, I knew him from his hobbies which he loved … my deepest condolences to his family, I give prayers for strength & peace throughout the coming days

  11. David Hilpp says:

    His loss is felt deeply among his fellow collectors around the country and literally round the world. He was very well liked and garnished great respect. His energy and passion will be greatly missed.

  12. Melody Perry Alaee says:

    Please accept my deepest sympathies. I pray you all may find peace through your sorrow.

  13. Nicholas Bator says:

    Trevor,seth & danielle, i am soo sorry to hear about this! I send my condolences to you & your family! Trevor, i love you brother & if you need anything, don’t hesitate to reach out!

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