Danny Joe Brooks, 67, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Hospice House in Pleasant Prairie, with his loving daughter by his side.
He was born in Kansas City, KS, on May 19, 1944, the son of the late Harvey and Zelfa (Cone) Brooks. He graduated from Anderson University in Anderson, IN.
On August 12, 1967, he married Kathy Noble in Wheaton, IL. They moved to Kenosha in 1968. She preceded him in death on March 10, 1990.
Danny was employed as a Social Studies teacher at Bradford High School for 35 years, until his retirement in 2003.
He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church.
Danny is survived by his daughter, Jaymie (Scott) Dieterle of Anderson, IN; one grandchild; three brothers, John (Helen) Brooks of Osceola, AR, Robert (Betty) Brooks of Austin, TX, and Thomas (Synda) Brooks of Altus, OK; and three sisters, Nancy (Loren) Rohr of Lake Charles, LA, Betty (Erv) Mize of Mishawaka, IN, and Nyla (Richard) Moore of Elkhart, IN.
He was preceded in death by his brother, William.
A memorial service will be held Friday at Proko Funeral Home at 7:00 p.m. Interment will be private. A visitation will be held on Friday at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Kenosha Hospice Alliance (10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158) or to the Anderson University General Scholarship Fund in honor and memory of Danny Brooks (1100 East 5th Street, Anderson, IN 46012).
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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