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Danny Lee Statler – Metz Mortuary

    Danny Lee Statler
    Danny Lee Statler, age 70, of Benedict, NE, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at York, NE.

    He was born June 14, 1947 to Paul and Vivian (Rose) at Cape Girardeau, MO. Danny served his country as a member of the United States Air Force from July 7, 1966 until January 18, 1974. On January 23, 1983, Danny was united in marriage to Bonnie Blundell (Peters) at York.

    Danny was a retired dispatcher for Sunflower Carriers in York. He was a member of the VFW and American Legion Post in Missouri. He was a wood worker, making clocks and furniture with recycled wood. He was a gunsmith, enjoyed fishing, making homemade wine, and was an avid gardener. He enjoyed his family, and especially the time he spent with his grandchildren.

    He is survived by his wife Bonnie of Benedict, sons: Skip Blundell and Sarah Spader of York, Jim (Cyndi) Blundell of Benedict, and Bill (Jenee) Blundell of Geneva, daughters: April Ward of St. Augustine, FL, Trixie (Scott) Gangstad of Fairmont, NE, and Alicia (Kevin) Nacol of York; grandchildren: Trenton, Kirsten, Kelsey, Tim, Shanon, Rachel, Paris, Jacob, Charley, Hailey, Jessica, Emma, Ava, Abby, Everly, and Ellis, and great-grandchildren: Rihanna, Easton, Makenzie, Jaylynn, Parker, and Jace.

    He is survived by his brother Donald Statler of Peoria, IL and sisters Paulette Statler of Mustang, OK and Mary Ann Tipton of St. Louis, MO, many nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, and grandson’s Jared Blundell and Kenton Lee Nacol.

    It was Danny’s wish to be cremated and have a family gathering in the future to celebrate his life. Memorials may be directed to the family.

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