TERRE HAUTE —
Daniel B. “Danny” Langer, 65, of Terre Haute, met his Lord on July 4, 2013. He was born on Feb. 17, 1948, in Terre Haute, to William and Mary (Hopewell) Langer. Danny was proud to have served his country in the U. S. Army in special forces as a green beret.
He was a member of Bible Baptist Church. There he was the bus mechanic, sang in the choir, and was a junior boys Sunday school teacher. He owned and operated Peffley & Hinshaw Wrecker Service for 35 years. He retired this year. Danny was known for having a great sense of humor, being a hard worker, loving animals, being a good Christian and being a good friend to many. Most of all, Danny loved his family.
Danny is survived by his wife of 46 years, Linda (Lee) Langer; son, Ross McGrath and his girlfriend Connie; brother, Ron Langer and his wife Linda; mother-in-law, Margaret Lee; brother-in-law, John Lee; sisters-in-law, Janet Salesman and husband Jerry, and Janice Padgett and her husband John; nieces and nephews, Brian Langer, R.J. Langer, Amy Langer, Devin Lee, Kristen Mosley, Elizabeth Salesman, John Lash, and Candice Queen; special friends, Jerry Fields, Dave Mallinak, and Pastor Bob Parker; and young people that he mentored, Eric, Dave, Alan and Ashlee.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, in Bible Baptist Church, 2500 Margaret Ave. Dr. Bob Parker, pastor, will be officiating. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church on Monday, July 8, 2013. The family has entrusted DeBaun Funeral Homes, 85 E Springhill Drive, with making arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to the Bus Ministry of Bible Baptist Church, which Danny has taken part in. Online condolences can be made at: