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Danny S. Collin

August 18, 1948 — February 13, 2023

Danny S. Collin, 74, of Orion, peacefully passed Monday, February 13, 2023, at his home surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2023, at Esterdahl Mortuary Crematory, Ltd., Moline. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, February 23, at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Rock Island National Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted. Memorials may be made to GiGi’s Playhouse QC or Black Hawk Outreach Center in memory of Adrianne Leigh Reynolds.

Danny was born on August 18, 1948, in Moline, the son of Harold S. and Vivian V. (Danielson) Collin. He was a U.S. Vietnam Veteran, having served in the Navy from 1966-69. Danny married Jill Ogden on June 11, 1977, in Moline. He served an electrical apprenticeship at Williams & White, then worked as a journeyman electrician for John Deere, retiring in 2008 after 30 years. He was a UAW union steward and member the veterans committee.  Growing up he participated in Boy Scouts and Sea Scouts. Danny enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, horseback riding and boating. He spent much of his time with his grandchildren, as they brought him so much joy. He loved attending all of their sporting events and activities with Jill, missing very few. Danny enjoyed woodworking and was an accomplished handyman.  It was an honor for him to serve others with his endless talents.

Survivors include his wife, Jill; children, Brooke (Justin) Schatteman, East Moline, IL; Heather (Justin) Lance, Roanoke, Indiana; grandchildren, Addison, Brittyn, Jaidyn Schatteman, and Easton and Eli Lance; sister, Vicki (Francis) Fisher, Lowden, IA; brother, Jerry Collin, Colona, IL; numerous nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Shirley Collin; sister-in-law Judy Collin; and nephew, Geoff Hoch.

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Thursday, February 23, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.

6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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Friday, February 24, 2023

Starts at 12:30 pm

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6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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