Daniel Houdasheldt

Born: Thu., Jun. 23, 1955
Died: Tue., Jul. 19, 2016


11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Sat., Jul. 23, 2016
Location: First Baptist Church Oblong

Celebration of Life

1:30 PM Sat., Jul. 23, 2016
Location: First Baptist Church Oblong

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Daniel Joe “Dan” Houdasheldt , 61, of Oblong, IL went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN.

Dan was born on June 23, 1955 in Oblong, IL and was the son of Donald and Rose Houdasheldt. On September 16, 2000 he married Dana Kay Bailey who survives.

Dan worked at Pioneer Labels/Data Max for several years as a machine operator. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Oblong, Oblong Class of 1973 and Robinson Jaycee’s. Dan was an avid fan of the Chicago Bears, St. Louis Cardinals, U of I Athletics and NASCAR especially driver’s Dale Earnhardt Sr. & Jr.

Survivors include his wife Dana Houdasheldt, Oblong, IL; mother Rose Houdasheldt, Oblong, IL; one son Josh Houdasheldt and companion Wesley Veach, Oblong, IL; one daughter and son-in-law Mandy and Daniel Enriquez, St. Louis, MO; uncle and aunt, Mark and Donna Jacobs, Oblong, IL; a cousin, Troy Jacobs, Robinson, IL; nieces and nephews, Hannah and JB Holmes, Robinson, IL, Bethany and DJ Davis, Oblong, IL, Bailey Reel, Morgan Tromley, Triston Tromley, Sydney Hunter, Jaclyn Hunter, Blake Mincey, Alexis Bailey, Jaxson Bailey all of Vincennes, IN; great nieces Madelyn Davis, Oblong, IL, Lilian Graves, Vincennes, IN; three sisters-in-law, Kelly and Duane Hunter, Vincennes, IN, Julie Bailey, Vincennes, IN, Diane Houdasheldt, Oblong, IL; three brothers-in-law, Jack Bailey, Vincennes, IN, Mike Bailey, Kansas City, MO, Chris and Tiffanie Bailey, Vincennes, IN; father and mother-in-law Jack and Diane Bailey, Vincennes, IN.

Preceding Dan in death were his father, Brother Rick Houdasheldt and cousin Todd Jacobs.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:30 PM Saturday July 23, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Oblong, IL. Burial will follow in the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, IL.  Visitation will be from 11:30  AM to 1:30 PM on Saturday July 23, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Oblong, IL. The Family request for those attending the visitation and service to please dress casual or wear you favorite St. Louis Cardinal Attire.

In Lieu of flowers the family request that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Daniel Houdasheldt Memorial Fund C/O Pulliam Funeral Home with envelops at the church or mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home , PO Box 121, Oblong, IL 62449.

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Diane Shaffer
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss.
We have lost a member of our OHS class of '73 and I am sure all our classmates will be grieving as well.

Diane Shaffer

Diane Shaffer
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss.
We have lost another member of the OHS Class of '73. Our class is morning your loss.

Diane Shaffer

Cheryl Cox
   Posted Thu July 21, 2016
Dana, so very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. Cheryl

Mary Ann & Jim Bible
   Posted Fri July 22, 2016
Dear Dana and the entire Houdasheldt family - We send our deepest sympathies to all. It is not easy to experience the loss of a loved one, but know that others feel your pain and send you their heartfelt condolences. Many thoughts and prayers to all and may God bless and hold you tight during your time of sorrow as he welcomes Dan with open arms. With all our love, Mary Ann & Jim.

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