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Dan Liggett
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Obituary for Dan Liggett

Daniel E. “Dan” Liggett, 87, passed away at 12:56 am, October 11, 2017 at Herrin Hospital in Herrin.
Dan was a Yard Master for BNSF Railroad for 38 years. He was a member of the Elk’s Lodge.
Dan was born July 4, 1930 in Quincy, IL to Denver D. Liggett and Cecilia A. (Vanderboom) Liggett.
Dan married Elizabeth Thorn in 1950 in Fort Madison, IA.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Liggett of Carterville; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Michael & Marcia Liggett of Herrin and Richard & Linda Liggett of Fort Madison, IA; 4 grandchildren, Alicia & David Coates of Herrin, Alex Liggett of Carterville, Danielle Whitman of Surprise, AZ, and Jeremy & Stacey Liggett of Fort Madison, IA; 7 great grandchildren; 4 brothers, Robert Liggett of Quincy, IL, Jack Liggett of Poloma, IL, Joe Liggett of Belvidere, IL, and Larry Liggett of Huntsville, TX; sister, Mary Hainline of Sun City, AZ; and several nieces and nephews.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Patsy Skiera and Alma Crabbe.
As per Dan’s wishes he will be cremated. No services are planned at this time.


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