Dan Mulligan

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Dan J. Mulligan, 74, born December 3, 1949, in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at Garden Place Assisted Living, Red Bud, IL.

Dan was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a proud union carpenter and union organizer in Belleville and the greater Southern Illinois area for over 30 years. Dan was an avid golfer and fisherman. He loved traveling the United States. Dan also enjoyed playing baseball, racing motorcycles and go-carts, and was a collector of Corvettes.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Lester Mulligan; his mother, Catherine Darlene, nee Novoselec, Schaeffer; his stepfather, Howard Schaeffer; and his brother, Ricky Mulligan.

He is survived by his daughter, Emma (Chris) Wessel and their children, Quinn and Everett;
his son, Nathan (Katie) Norsigian and their children, Dax, Levi and Tenley;
a niece, Courtney Mulligan and her children, Hailey, Paige, and Abigail;
a nephew, Ty Mulligan and his son, Owen;
his good friend, Patti Miller;
and many other dear family members and friends.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Garden Place Assisted Living for their loving care for Dan.

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Burial with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 18, 2024, at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


6 Comments on Dan Mulligan

Carol Bland said : Guest Report Jan 24, 2024 at 4:10 PM

My deepest condolences to the family of Danny. He and I were second cousins. Our Silch grandmas were sisters! Love, Carol Bland

  • Swansea
  • IL
Sandra McCarthy said : Guest Report Jan 17, 2024 at 4:10 PM

Dan was a great man. He will always be considered as my Uncle. My condolences to all the family members. Rest in peace.

  • Red Bud
  • Il
Maxine (Howell) Shevlin said : Guest Report Jan 12, 2024 at 10:05 PM

Went to the class reunion with him. Kept in contact with him when he was in the Air Force. He will be missed. I cared about him so much

  • Fort Myers
  • fl
William Duren said : Guest Report Jan 11, 2024 at 10:00 PM

Danny will forever be considered my Uncle Dan he taught me how to shoot skeet ride motorcycles I was in his pit crew when he raced go karts at Belle Claire fairgrounds in Belleville and he was also sponsored by Ahns Yamaha of Collinsville and him and his brother Rick jumped cars just like Evel Knievel I'll never forget you buddy I love you Billy D.

  • Chester
  • Illinois
Maxine (Howell) Shevlin said : Guest Report Jan 11, 2024 at 11:15 AM

I knew him in high school. any fond memories of him. So sorry of your loss.

  • Fort Myers
  • fl
Carol Helms said : Guest Report Jan 10, 2024 at 8:24 PM

Emma and family, So sorry for your loss. Carol & Bo

  • Belleville
  • Illinois

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