Danny J. Betz

CENTRALIA — Danny J. Betz, 61, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at White Oaks Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon.

He was born June 9, 1958, in Centralia, the son of Alfred Betz, Sr. and Opal (Robinett) Betz.

He will be sadly missed by all of his cousins, nieces, nephews, the rest of the family, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister and brother-in-law: Janice & John Bryant, and his brother: Alfred Betz, Jr.

Danny graduated from Central City Grade School and Centralia High School. He helped run and owned Betz’s Bait Shop in Central City for over 30 years. He loved to fish and hunt. Also, he liked to hear and tell stories in his shop.

Graveside services for Danny Betz will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Mount Evergreen Cemetery in Central City.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Patricia Newcomb and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Betz Family. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com and the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home Facebook page.