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Danny Moro

Danny Moro


Danny L. Moro, 71, of Sparta, IL, born on September 27, 1948 in West Frankfort, IL, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Ernest and Frances (Blackwell) Moro.  Stepfather – Fred Herron.  Stepmother – Helen Moro.  Sister – Barbara Crain.

He is survived by his loving wife – Lorna Jean (Mudd) Moro of Sparta, IL to whom he married on May 15, 1971 in Evansville, IL. Two sons – Joshua “JD” Moro of Sparta, IL and Michael Moro of Fort Smith, AR.  Two brothers – Don (Kyla) Rountree of Sparta, IL and John Moro of Christopher, IL.  One sister – June Salyer of Sparta, IL.  Special nephew – Jim Fillinger of McHenry, IL.  Four sisters-in-law – Janet (John) Krull of Walsh, IL; Arlene (Bernie) Uffelman of Austin, TX; Joyce Mudd of Red Bud, IL; Janet Mudd of Sparta, IL.  Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Danny worked as a coal miner, restaurant manager, and owned the Northtown Liquor store in Sparta.  He loved to play golf and cards.  He could beat anyone in Poker or Black Jack.  Danny was a member and past president of the Sparta Lions Club.  He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Sparta American Legion and the Sparta Country Club. Danny was on the board committee of the Sparta Country Club for some of the time while he was a member.  He served his Country in the United States Navy and was very proud of his time in the service.  Danny was also an organ donor through Midamerica Transplant Services.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Visitation will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Friday, September 4, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

Burial will be held at St. Boniface Cemetery in Evansville, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. The Birchlers says:

    So sorry for your loss ! Will be keeping you in our prayers!

    Bo, Denise and Ashley

  2. Connie Blair says:

    My prayers and sympathy go out to Lorna and the Family. Danny was a great person with a beautiful smile. Fond memories growing up in Sparta

  3. The Weinhoffers says:

    Lorna and Family,

    Deepest condolences on your loss of husband and father, uncle, cousin and friend.

    Dan was a dear friend and coworker of my dad and a little league coach of my brother. He was known by all in the community and will be sorely missed.

    Thank you for your service of our military and country.

    Prayers of solace and peace.

  4. Victor and Joy Sieberg says:

    So sorry for your loss . He will be very missed .

  5. Denise Diercks says:

    I only have the best memories of Danny. He was always happy and fun to be around. My prayers are with Lorna, JD, and Michael. I am so sorry for your loss. God bless.

  6. Janet Braun says:

    To Lorna and family ,you have my deepest sympathy. It has been many years since we started our days work together. There are some people that are never forgotten.

  7. Mary Lou Bailey says:

    So sorry for your loss. George and I knew Danny for many years and had a lot of good times with you guys. He will be missed. Please accept our sympathy.

  8. Sally Allen says:

    Lorna and family so sorry for your loss. I know how hard this is but you all are in my thoughts. Praying for strength during this difficult time. Sally Allen

  9. Blessings to the Family
    R.I.P. DANNY 👏🏽

  10. Carol Young Schaefer says:

    Deepest Sympathy to Lorna n family. Keep you in prayers.

  11. David Morris says:

    So sorry for your family’s loss. One of a kind.

  12. Perry Brooks says:

    Prayers to the Moro family, God Bless you all!

  13. Chad Edmonds & Lisa Edmonds says:

    Lorna, Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

  14. Norma and John Preston says:

    So sorry for your loss Our deepest sympathy

  15. Sheila Lentz Brand says:

    So sorry about Danny. He was such a wonderful person. The world has lost another great guys😢

    • Linda & Denny Beck says:

      So sorry for your loss Lorna, J.D. & Michael. Our prayers are with you & your family. Linda & Denny Beck.

  16. Joy Kessler says:

    Our sympathy to you and your family. Duke and Joy Kessler

  17. Paul Blair says:

    My sympathy to Lorna and the family. We were best friends. He will be missed by all.

  18. Karmen Glaspy says:

    He was a great all around guy! A smile for all. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy! He was the kind of person you were happy to call friend! God Bless you Danny! Thank you for your service!

  19. Kim Hamm says:

    So sorry for your loss. Danny was a awsome man. You and Rocky can play some poker now.

  20. Steve Stirnaman says:

    Lorna, so so sorry for your loss. I still remember your wedding day…he was always a pleasure to be around.

  21. Kevin Belcher says:

    I’m so sad to see Danny passing. We spent so much time together and had so much fun through the years. He was my Best Man at my (first) wedding and I was his Best Man at his and Lorna’s wedding. My heart goes out to Lorna and the boys.

  22. Mike jacobus says:

    Have many good memories playing golf,cards,and libations with him. He has left a very good legacy in his good family

  23. Mary Ann Shillinger says:

    Sympathy and prayers for all of you. Danny was a great guy. Always had that wonderful smile!

  24. Larry and Linda Henderson says:

    So sorry to hear this. Our prayers are with Lorna and the family.

  25. Larry McGuire says:

    Wow! Unbelievable that Danny passed away. He was always a fun guy to be around. May God the Father grant his family peace in this time of sorrow, and may the many fond memories of Danny comfort you.

    • Fred Schott says:

      Truly one of a kind. Thanks for bailing me out Bro. Lorna you’re both special people. So sorry.

  26. Mike Wilson/Sparta, Illinois says:

    I was sadden to hear of the passing of another good friend of mine, Danny Moro. … Many great memories with Danny through the years that will always be treasured. … There was never a dull moment having Danny around! … Danny my good friend, thank you for your service to our country with serving in the United States Navy! ……
    “May God’s Perpetual Light continue to shine on Danny Moro and the entire Moro Family!” ….. Until we meet again Danny, enjoy Heaven! … Amen!

    • Lorna Moro says:

      Mike , Thank you from the bottom of my heart and our sons for the heartfelt tribute to Danny as he took his final ride. Seeing you standing alongside the road proudly displaying our flag with your hand on your heart was simply a very touching tribute we will never forget.

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