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Dan De Los Santos

January 17, 1973 — August 28, 2022

Dan De Los Santos

Dan De Los Santos, 49 of Charleston, IL passed away at 10:20 AM on Sunday, August 28, 2022 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL.

A Celebration of Dan’s life will be held at 12:00 PM (Noon) on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the Praise Assembly of God, 1300 Osage Rd., Charleston, IL.

Dan was born on January 17, 1973 in Levelland, TX.  He was a son of Ophelia Pena.  

He is survived by his mother, Ophelia O’Brien and her husband Randy of Charleston, IL, six siblings, Michael O’Brien of Joliet, IL, Anthony O’Brien and his wife Angel of Charleston, IL, Juan De Los Santos Jr. of Charleston, IL, David De Los Santos of Corpus Christi, TX, Syliva Cruz of Robstown, TX, Elsa Navarro and her husband Joe of Orange Grove, TX and Elisa Hernandez of Kingsville, TX, 20 nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his adopted parents and one sister, Yolanda De Los Santos.

Dan was raised in Robstown, TX most of his life, and graduated from Banquete High School, in Banquete, TX in 1991.  He was affiliated with the First Baptist Church. 

He had worked in the Oil Field in Alice, TX reconditioning Oil Wells.  In 2012 to 2015 Dan went back to Texas and worked at Walmart, when he came back to Illinois he worked at Walmart in Mattoon as a custodian.  

Dan enjoyed Karate, he was a Big Bruce Lee Fan, fishing, cooking, grilling out was his favorite, he had an ambition of becoming a Chef, he collected comic books, and playing dominos.  Most of all enjoyed being around family and always trying to make people laugh.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.  

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