Jesse Christopher Daniel

Jesse Christopher Daniel, two days, of 400 Parkway Drive, St. Marys, died at 7:10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at Children’s Medical Center in Dayton.

Jesse was born on Aug. 4, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys, to Zachary and Katlin (Thompson) Daniel, and they survive him.

He is also survived by his paternal grandparents, Edmund (Carmen) Daniel of St. Marys; his paternal great-grandparents, John (Pauline) Daniel of St. Marys; his maternal grandparents, Gary (Becky) Hittepole of St. Marys; his maternal great-grandparents, Lisa (Chris) Snook of St. Marys; his maternal great-grandfather, Cash Vanover of Petroleum, Ind.; his maternal great-grandmother, Joyce Weekly of Fort Wayne, Ind.; his maternal great-great-grandmother, Margaret Hight of St. Marys; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Jesse will be remembered as a strong little baby who put up a great fight to live. He was loved so much by all his family and was a blessing to their lives.

Funeral rites will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, with the Rev. Alva Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where memorial donations may be made to the neo-natal intensive care unit of Children’s Hospital in Dayton.

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