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Daniel J. Nuernberger
  • Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ, St. Louis Children's Hospital or New Athens Home for the Aged.

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“Thoughts and prayers to your family. Dan was the greatest mentor I've known, always so calm, had all the answers, generous to share and teach. I am...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Siu Chu - St Louis, MO

“I worked with Dan as a peer and then as a manager at Safeco back in 1988-1997. Dan was such a great guy. He was very humble and did the work of two...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Swegle - Bellevue, WA

“Our deepest sympathy to the Neurnberger family for your loss. May your memories and God's grace sustain you.Sincerely, Lynne and Lori Schneider ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Lori Schneider - Paderborn, IL

“So sorry for your loss. Sorry we couldn't get my Dad (Butch Carr) down for the funeral. Dan was part of our family and a brother to my dad. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Kris Sleeman(Carr) - Sunfield, MI

“Mary JoI am so sorry to hear of Dan's passing! He was a nice man and good neighbor! I will miss seeing him walk the block and wash his truck weekly! ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Kacie White - New Athens, IL

“Thoughts and prayers to your entire family, Dan was an incredible man and we are all better people for having the pleasure of him being in our lives ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Don and Ruth Bishop - New Athens

“Mary Jo & Family,I am deeply sorry for your loss.You all are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Bruce Lischer - New Athens, IL

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Darryl & Dody Hagen - Lenzburg, IL

“I was deeply saddened to hear of Dan's passing. Though I can't be with you during this difficult time, my thoughts and prayers are there. Dan was a...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Nuernberger - Decatur, IL

“Dan was a lovely man and a joy to work with at Safeco so many years ago. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Andrea Salivar now Boulais - MO

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Cindy Coughlin - Baldwin, IL

“My heart goes out to you MaryJo, Kelly and the rest of the family. Dan was such a sweet guy. Words just can't express how hopeless one can feel at...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Jeanne Jansen - Fairview Heights, IL

“Thoughts & Prayers Mary Jo, Kelly & Nuernberger Families. Cherish all the good memories you have made. Dan will be watching over all of you from...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Becky (Hoover) Blomenkamp - IL

“So sorry for your loss.I am praying and thinking of all of you.God Bless Betty ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Betty Schwebel - Swansea, IL

“MaryJo, Kelly, Tim, Tyler and Kaity and the rest of the Nuernberger family: our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Tanya Brown - Smithton, IL

“Prayers for those he left behind. May GOD grant him everlasting peace in the kingdom of heaven. Thank you for your service to our country and thank...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: William Wilderman - Chesterfield, VA

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Daniel John Nuernberger, 72, of New Athens, IL; born on January 17, 1945 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud, IL.

Mr. Nuernberger retired after 35 years as a supervising underwriter for SafeCo Insurance Company. He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ. He was a United States Army veteran serving at Fort Amador in Panama. Dan was also a farmer. He enjoyed working with model cars and was an expert on World War II history.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Wilbur and Alice, nee Baehr, Nuernberger. His son – John Daniel Nuernberger. Father-in-law – Leroy Vielweber. Brother-in-law – John E. Main.

He is survived by his loving wife of nearly fifty years – Mary Jo, nee Vielweber, Nuernberger whom he married on December 23, 1967 at St. John United Church of Christ. His daughter – Kelly (Timothy) Brandenburger of New Athens, IL. Two grandchildren – Tyler and Kaitlyn. Brother – Victor (Deb Reeves) Nuernberger. Sister – Julie Main. Mother-in-law – Dorothy (Melvin) Wagner. Sister-in-law – Judy (Jim) Newman. Brother-in-law – Jim (Phyllis) Vielweber. Godsons – Bradley Main and Barry Mehner II. Numerous nieces and nephews and many dear friends.

Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ, St. Louis Children's Hospital or New Athens Home for the Aged.

Visitation: Friends may call at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m..

Funeral: Services will be held at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.