Delos R. Dann Jr., 70, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 17 at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 18 at the Benton Fire House, 932 Rte. 14A, Penn Yan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, N.Y. 14642.
Delos was a 1965 graduate of Middlesex Valley Central School, and a 1969 graduate of Cornell University. He owned and operated Dannroving Farm in Potter until 1987. Delos attended Auctioneer School in Missouri in the 1960’s and operated Dann Auctioneers for the past 46 years. He was a dairy supply provider of I.B.A. from 1992 until 2015.
Delos was a member and past-president of the NY Steam Engine Association. He was an avid toy tractor collector. Delos volunteered his time for many benefit auctions for the community.
Delos is survived by his wife, Diane Moore Dann; daughter, Heather (Aaron) Perkins of Altona; two sons, Jeff (Christy) Dann of Branchport, and Darren (Nicole) Dann of Rushville; eight grandchildren, Jacob and Lincoln Perkins, Ryan and Rachel Dann, McKenna Campbell-Fox, Kaden Sapp, Skylar Dann and Treyton Dann; six brothers and sisters, David (Patricia) Dann of Indiana, Douglas (Hilke) Dann of Canada, Nancy Dann of Rochester, Marilyn (Michael) Arman of Honeoye Falls, Duane (Valonda) Dann of Texas and Daryl (Catherine) Dann of Canada; brother-in- law, David Moore of Canandaigua; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Delos was predeceased by his parents, Delos R. Dann, Sr. and Alice Murray Dann; brother, Donald Dann; and sisters, Linda Dann and Maureen Dann.
Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to send a message of condolence to the Dann family.