Daniel Malizzi

Ret. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daniel Malizzi, 68, of Leavenworth, died, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at St. Luke’s North Hospital. He was born on May 20, 1947, in Morristown, N.J., the son of Frank and Anna Malizzi..

On Nov. 11, 1967, Daniel married Laura Spridgen. She survives at the home. He is also survived by four sons, Daniel (Yvette) Malizzi of Gretna, Neb., John “Jack” (Lisa) Malizzi of Titusville, Fla., Anthony “Tony” (Kendra) Malizzi of Odessa, Mo. and James (Sara) Malizzi of Olivet, Mich.; a daughter, Wendy (John) McDermott of Thornton, Colo.; 19 grandchildren and one on the way; a great-grandson; a brother, Lawrence “Larry” (Ceil) Malizzi of Succasunna, N.J.; and many nieces and nephews.

Daniel was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at St. Francis de Sales Church, with Rev. William McEvoy as celebrant. Burial with military honors will be at a later date. Memorials are suggested to St. Francis de Sales Building Fund or Wounded Warrior Project.