DANNY LEE WOODWARD, 69, of New Haven, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 5, 1943, in Bluff-ton, he was the son of the late Ervin S. “Mutt” and Catherine Madge (Somers) Woodward. He graduated from Ossian High School in 1961 and later worked at International Harvester for 37 years before, retiring in 2000. He enjoyed yard work and caring for his cars. He was an avid Chicago Cubs baseball and I.U. basketball fan. “He will forever be loved and missed by his family and all who knew him.” He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Kathy I. (Wake) Woodward; daughters, Melanie (Rob) Newell and Stephanie (Steve) Rohr, both of Ossian; stepchildren, Jennifer (Gipper) Monson of Flemington, N.J. and Jason Soest of Fairborn, Ohio; grandchildren, Breanna and Spencer Newell, Austin and Dylan Rohr; step-grandchildren, Trey, Jacob and Emily Monson; and sister, Becky (Brad) Blair of New Haven. He was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Kathleen Woodward. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill St., Ossian, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at the funeral home. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ossian. Memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. To leave online condolences, please visit www.elzey-patterson-rodak.com

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