Daniel E. Gill, 74

Daniel E. Gill, 74, of Wabash, died at 1:37 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 in the house that he was born in. 

He was born July 8, 1942 in Wabash, to Raymond and Wanda (Gatchel) Gill.

Daniel married Bonita Graft on Jan. 6, 1961, in Wabash. 

He worked for Wabash City Schools, retiring in 1992.  He was a member of Wabash Chapel Church of God.  Daniel enjoyed bluegill fishing, hunting, spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and his dog, Emma Jean. 

He is survived by his wife, Bonita Gill of Wabash, three children, David (Shirley) Gill, Lenee (Bryan) Easterday, and Sabrina Gill all of Wabash, ten grandchildren, Tia (Jamie) Wagner, Amy (Sam) Long, Bryan Easterday, Jr., David (Jessica) Gill, Jr., Carol Easterday, Dani (Heather) Gill, Kayla Gill, Cameron Gill, Jessa (Burl) Crace, and Michael Gill, 18 great-grandchildren, Noah (Kierstin) Wagner, Jayme Wagner, Blaine Wagner, Aiden Wagner, Greyson Wagner, Kane Long, Khloe Long, Taleia Easterday, Braydon Gill, Matti Spriggs, JayLynn Spriggs, Layla Spriggs, Renley Gill, Karstyn Tharp, Penelope Gill, Trae'den Gill, James Crace, and Owen Crace,  three sisters-in-law, Bethene Gill of Wabash, Rustee (Denny) Shoffner of Russiaville, Indiana, and Carol (Jay) Outcelt of Warsaw, Indiana.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Raymond Gill, Jr.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Wabash Chapel Church of God, 1463 Middle St., Wabash, Indiana with the Rev. Ralph Johnson officiating. 

Preferred memorial is the family of Daniel Gill.

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Daniel may be signed at


Posted on 2017 Jan 17