Danny Ray Kiest, 64, of Joliet, formerly of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Salem Village Nursing Home.
A celebration of life will be held at 5:00 pm Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Ottawa Lions Club. Visitation will be 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Saturday prior to services at Ottawa Lions Club. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Marseilles at a later date.
Danny was born June 30, 1952 in Ottawa, Illinois to Floyd and Lorrain (Moore) Kiest. He graduated from Ottawa Township High School in 1970. Danny enjoyed being around people, he never met a stranger.
He is survived by his children, Rachel Kiest of Crest Hill and Aaron Kiest of Pontiac; several grandchildren; and his brother, Larry (Teenie) Kiest.
He is preceded in death by two children, Micha Kiest and Danielle Kiest; and two siblings, Bennie Kiest and Janice Kiest.
Memorials may be directed to his family.
The online guest book may be viewed and remembrances shared at www.ottawafuneralhome.com
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