UNION HILL – Daniel E. Ryan, age 84, of Union Hill, IL passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee, IL.Born October 24, 1935 in Chicago, IL to the late John and Mary (nee Elliott) Ryan. Dan retired from the Local #150 Operators Union as a heavy equipment operator. He served on the Union Hill town board for many years and was the charter president of the Union Hill Lions Club. He was devout in the Catholic faith and he also enjoyed golfing in his retired years. Dan loved spending time with his family and friends and will be greatly missed by them all. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Sandra (nee Wepprecht) Ryan of Union Hill, whom he married June 8, 1957 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Kankakee; four children, Kathy (Rick) Jacob of Coal City, IL; Daniel M. Ryan of Union Hill; Mary (Kurt) LaVoie of Bourbonnais; and John (Kathy) Ryan of WI; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, William (the late Patricia) Ryan of MN; and numerous nieces, nephews, and their families. Preceding him in death were two brothers, Father John Ryan and Robert Ryan. Cremation rites have been accorded. Private memorial services for the immediate family will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name to the Hospice of Kankakee: https://donatenow.networkfor good.org/1411477 would be appreciated. R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory is entrusted with the arrangements. For more information and to visit his online guestbook, please log on to www.rwpattersonfuneralhomes.com or find us on Facebook at R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory.