Dana Easter

January 8, 1965 — February 5, 2018

Dana Easter

Dana Clarence Easter EL was born on January 8, 1965, to Rosie Irene and John Dell Easter, Jr. in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Dana departed this life on February 5, 2018.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Easter, Sr., paternal grandparents, Arthur and Velma Easter, maternal grandparents, Jason and Irene Stewart, Sr. and uncles, Alvin Davis, Dale Easter, Richard Easter and Chester Easter.

Dana received the Lord at an early age.  He started his journey to become the great man he was at Robinson Elementary School in Summit, Pennsylvania and Fort Leboeuf high School in Waterford, Pennsylvania. He later attended Allegheny College in Pennsylvania and the Devry Institute of Technology where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Safety and Training Management. Upon completion of college, Dana moved to various states to pursue his Electrical Engineering Field and then later in the field of Safety and Training Management.

Dana had various hobbies that he enjoyed like, playing the piano, playing and watching football, baseball, fishing, and wrestling, which he enjoyed teaching to younger men.

Dana met and later married the love of his life, Sadie, while they were employed at the Johnson County Transit and with this union four children and the love of his life were united as one.

Dan Clarence Easter EL leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of seven and a half years, Sadie; four sons; Treavon (Shaquria), Christopher, Jeremiah, and Daniel; sisters: Gwendolyn Goodwine of Atlanta, Georgia, Terri Lynn Easter of Columbus, Ohio, Dawnette (Larry) Manus, John Dell Easter, Jr. of Erie, Pennsylvania, Michael, Terrae, Nyles Johnson of Kansas City, Missouri; mother-in-law, Jennifer Harden; father-in-law, Michael (Tina) Johnson; grandmother, Doris Gaston all of Kansas City, Missouri; aunts: Louise Davis, Clarissa Davis, Mary E. Stewart, Frances Carr, Gladys Jones of Erie Pennsylvania; Danny Poindexter (Maybell) of Franklin Pennsylvania ;and a host of nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.

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Past Services

Celebration of Life

Friday, February 17, 2017

Starts at 10:00am

Hope+Elim (Formerly First Christian Church)

2500 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311

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