Daniel Hogan (1948-2022) was a state champion swimmer and a Navy veteran
Daniel C. Hogan, 74, of Roscoe, worked as a quality control manager in the manufacturing and fabrication industry. He married the love of his life, Melanie Harmon on October 30, 1971. Daniel was an avid Chicago Bears fan. He also enjoyed golfing and fishing and spending time with his loyal canine companion, Wilby Daniels.
Daniel passed away peacefully at home on April, 21, 2022.
Daniel was born on January 9, 1948 in Rockford, IL to Byron James and Hildegard A. (Wallschlaeger) Hogan. He was an Auburn High School graduate and state champion swimmer. He served his country in the US Navy.
Daniel is survived by his children, Jennifer D. (Jim) Akers and Jessie D. (John Lewis) Hogan; grandchildren, James D. Akers, Ava N. Akers, and Jada P. Lewis; sisters, Margaret Schobinger and Cathe (Brian) Glenn and numerous nieces nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife Melanie in 2020, parents, sister, Barbara Hogan and brother, Dennis Hogan.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Advantage Funeral Home, 7000 W. State St, Rockford, IL 61102, with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family.