Daniel G. ‘Danny’ Retman of Davenport


Daniel G. “Danny” Retman, 69, of Davenport and formerly of Perry died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa.

A celebration of life will be held beginning Saturday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. at the Jasper County Church of Christ at 1813 First St. N. in Newton. Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory in Moline under the direction of the Cremation Society of the Quad Cities.

Danny was born Oct. 28, 1950, in Perry, Iowa, to John and Lucy (Kauzlarich) Retman.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was an auto body repairman.

Danny enjoyed being outside, feeding the local wildlife, spending time with his cats and mushroom hunting.

He spent his time reading novels and researching politics and the news.

Danny was a man of few words who loved his family.

He is survived by three cats; two daughters, Jennifer Meador and her husband, Randy, of Davenport and Michelle Retman of Crofton, Md.; three grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and sisters, Diana Retman Douglas of Bouton, Francis Comer of Minneapolis and Patricia Mentzer of Des Moines.


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