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In Memory of Dan DeBauche

Memorial Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday August 3, 2019
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016


10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday August 3, 2019
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016

Danny DeBauche passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at his home in North Hudson, WI. He was born on September 18, 1948 in Bloomington, IL, the son of John and Lucille (Futrell) DeBauche.

Goodbye Danny! You have enriched the world through your life. Loving husband, dedicated father, caring grandfather, caring ex-husband, uncle and friend. Veteran and construction worker.

He loved the Cubs, golf, camping, and especially fishing – anything outdoors. He was a hard worker and a hard player. He loved life and he lived life to the fullest. He had a hard life and a hard death.

He found peace with himself in Alcoholics Anonymous. Sober for 32 years. Danny D…always the jokester and fun loving guy. Always willing to help out, and was not afraid to get his hands dirty. Dan, we love you so much. We will always have a soft spot in our hearts for you.

Danny will always be remembered by his wife, Jackie DeBauche; children, Dusty (Chris) Monberg, and Dan Ham; grandchildren, Ashley (Wyatt) Scott, Jessica (Kaleb) Shepherd, William ‘Bubby’ Scott, Cheyenne (Kyle) Hughes, Sierra Atteberry, Madilyn Scott, and Paine DeBauche; great-grandchildren, Mia, Blakelyn, Ivy, and Ewan; siblings, Frankie (Cliff) Wright and Paula (Rich) Duane; his first wife, Sheryl (Ray) Maier; step-father, Bill Futrell; as well as other extended family and countless friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Joseph DeBauche; parents John and Lucille; sister, Karen DeBauche; and brother, Butch DeBauche.

Memorial Services for Danny will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson, WI. A Gathering of Dan’s Family and Friends will be held from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM before the service. Military Honors will take place after the service and will be followed by a lunch.

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    • Danny,
      I will forever be grateful to you…and Jackie for all the ways you helped me! Too many to mention. I can still hear your voice saying “Sheila I love you more than peanut butter” and “I’m just gonna say one more thing and then I’ll quit”. I was blessed to know your heart for people and willingness to help anyone any time you could. You will always be among my top mentors! Save me spot so we can have ice cream when I get there!

    • Dan u will forever be a part of each of us. It was a blessing to be ur friend and we will carry u in our hearts until we meet again. Living in the hearts u leave behind. No Greater Love. ❤

    • Danny D…none of us can express enough how greatly you are loved and missed. I know I am sure going to miss those talks you and I have had. You are one amazing man…but we all had to let you go and be free from all the pain and suffering you were in. You are loved by so many and I know for definate that you will be showing your presence to me somehow/someway. Lots of love to you my dear friend…until we meet again!

    • Double D I’m glad your free of pain my friend. I will miss you support and friendship and guidance!! I’ll never play a game of eurch and not think of you!! Spirit in the sky now. Can’t wait to see how you show yourself to me!! Jackieband family, prayers and hugs to you all. May God wrap you in his grace!!