Walraven, Danny Lee (Dalton)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Danny Lee Walraven
Danny Lee Walraven

Danny Lee Walraven, 52, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life on Sunday, February 11, 2018 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving wife and family.

Danny was born April 6, 1965 in Calhoun, Ga. He was preceded in death by his father, Willard Walraven; and mother and stepfather, Betty and Colin B. Greene. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Suzi Walraven of the residence; sons, Trey and Tucker Walraven; daughter, Taylor Walraven, all of Dalton; brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Angie Walraven of Calhoun; niece, Kacee and Matt Peterson of Kennesaw, Ga.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Scott and Carol Long of Dalton; brother-in-law, Shawn and Samantha Long of Dalton; and other family and friends also survived. 

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Danny Lee Walraven will be held Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Brother David Nix and Brother Robert Bankston officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the family. 

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.pondersfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home and Ponders Dalton Crematory, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, Georgia. www.pondersfuneralhome.com.


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