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In Memory of Daniel 'Danny' Stilley

Celebration of Life

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday June 30, 2022
O'Connell Funeral Home of River Falls
225 South 3rd Street
River Falls WI, 54022

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Daniel Stilley age 58 of River Falls, formerly of Hudson died unexpectedly, June 14th at his residence. Danny was born on January 28, 1964 in Hudson; the son of DeWayne and Juanita (Kallenbach) Stilley. He was raised in Hudson, attending Hudson Elementary School prior to the Hudson High School.

Danny worked over the years in manufacturing and electronics. Most recently, he was working for BOH Electronics in North Hudson. There were two passions in Danny’s life; music and sports. He was a self-taught guitarist who had over a dozen of guitars in his collection. He loved to rock out to the Beach Boys and Chicago. He was also known to give his all singing on occasion too. Quite possibly, sports was his favorite. Growing up, he enjoyed playing boot hockey at Burton Park with friends. He was an avid Minnesota Wild fan and loved to cheer on his treasured Minnesota Vikings. He was a fervent football fantasy player who enjoyed statistics and looked forward to Sundays to keep tabs on his players. He also enjoyed fishing and watching classic TV shows like Dragnet.

Danny Stilley is survived by his mother Juanita Stilley; brothers John and James; sister Cathy Ogren; as well as brother-in-law Tom Zenk and his nieces, nephews, and cousins. His maternal and paternal grandparents; father DeWayne Stilley; sister Darlene Zenk precede him in death.

A Celebration of Life for Daniel Stilley will be Thursday June 30th from 3pm to 5pm at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of RIVER FALLS. Interment will be private in the family cemetery. Memorials are appreciated to the discretion of the family. Funeral services entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of River Falls.

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  • The Bravest, Strongest, most committed individual I have had the honor of knowing. Dan’s gifts were many and he shared them without pause. His beautiful sentiments and warrior spirit inspired all who came in contact with him. Many challenges were faced and overcome due to Dan’s tremendous “Get it Done” spirit. Dan is a shining star in God’s universe and I am so grateful to have known him.

  • Rest in peace Danny. You were a brilliant, thoughtful, talented person. Then. See you on the other side.

  • Dan was a great guy, but really quiet. I worked with him at BOH Electronics him and I would talk occasionally. It’s too bad he left us. I wish he was still here on earth with us.