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Daniel Lee Boor

January 21, 1942 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 79)


Daniel Lee Boor, age 79, of Freeport died at 2:14 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022 in Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital, Akron, Ohio.

He was born January 21, 1942 in Dover, Tuscarawas County, Ohio; a son of the late Howard Simpson Boor and Hazel Lucille Winters Boor.

Danny attended New Philadelphia High School and then went to work for Reeves Steel Mill, which became Empire Detroit Steel, then AK Steel. He retired after thirty years in the steel industry.

He loved to wheel and deal in stuff. In his younger days he enjoyed coon hunting with his dog, Rattler, and fishing. He enjoyed his family and loved to watch them participate in sporting events and go-kart racing.

Surviving are two daughters: Lee Ann (Thomas) VanFossen of New Philadelphia and Shelby (Thomas) Brunn; three grandchildren: Travis (Kelly) VanFossen of Odessa, Florida, Stefanie Williams of Dover, and Justin (Courtney) VanFossen of New Philadelphia; seven great-grandchildren: Brayden VanFossen, Paityn VanFossen, Landyn Reidl, Kapri Williams, Braxtyn VanFossen, Bryar VanFossen, and Brynlee VanFossen; a brother, Dwight (Jeri) Boor of New Philadelphia; and a special companion, Betty Devaul.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 17, 2022 in Evergreen Cemetery, 1520 Delaware Drive SE, New Philadelphia with Pastor Doug Mallernee officiating. Burial will follow.

Koch Funeral Home, 216 S High Street, Freeport was entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made on their website at

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Graveside Service
January 17, 2022

10:00 AM
Evergreen Cemetery
1520 Delaware Drive SE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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