Daniel Deeg

Staff Sgt. First Class Daniel G. Deeg (RET), 70, of Madison, Indiana, died unexpectedly on Sunday, July 26, 2020, in a multiple vehicle traffic accident on Clifty Drive in Madison.

He was born March 19, 1950, in Appleton, Wisconsin, to George and Audrey Lamers Deeg. He was raised in Appleton and graduated from Xavier Catholic High School in 1968. He was inducted into the US Army on Nov. 4, 1968 at Milwaukee. He rose to the rank of Specialist Five serving in the 568th Engineers Company during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on Oct. 30, 1971 at Fort Dix, New Jersey, receiving the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device with Two Over Seas Bars, and the Good Conduct Medal. He transferred to the Reserves where he served until Oct. 7, 1974. He married Terri Lefeber on Nov. 9, 1974 and they had six children. He lived in Menasha, Wisconsin, and served with the US Army National Guard from March 1984 until he was honorably discharged on March 1, 2004 and then with retirement on March 19, 2010 as a Staff Sergeant First Class. On Jan. 14, 1995 he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal while serving with Company D, First Battalion, 151st Infantry and again on Nov. 13, 1996 he received a second Army Achievement Medal.

He had attended Fox Valley Tech in Appleton and later earned his HVAC Certification and worked for 30 years in the industry. After moving to Madison in 1982, he worked for Madison Heating and Cooling and later retired in 2015 from Steinhardt Heating and Cooling.

He had an exceptional voice and sang tenor with the Madison Men’s Barbershop Quartet for many years. He was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in downtown Madison and enjoyed operating Dan and Lee’s Small Engine Repair in Madison for several years. He was an avid Green Bay Packer’s football fan, collected old vinyl records and loved music and enjoyed playing video games and cell phone games.

Surviviors include his wife of nearly 46 years, Terri Lefeber Deeg of Madison; his children, Michelle Blanchett of Jasper, Indiana and Leah Biesen, Daniel James Deeg and Connor Deeg, all of Madison; his brothers, Ron Deeg of Dunedin, Florida and Alan Deeg of Appleton; a sister, Karen VanDinter of Appleton; and six grandchildren, a great grandson and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Aimee Deeg, on Dec. 14, 1977, a sister, Kathy Deeg Ott, in 2014, and a son, Caleb Andrew Deeg, on Jan. 21, 2020.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Friends may visit from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral home.

The Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. A final salute will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion with full military honors to follow by the Fort Knox Ceremonial Unit at the cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter or the Caleb Deeg Memorial Scholarship. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.

Charles Oak

Charles Edward Oak, 63, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Sunday, July 26, 2020 at his home in Carrollton.

He was born Sept. 26, 1956, in Carrollton, to James E. Oak and Margaret Walker Oak. He had worked for Evans Construction Company at the Kentucky Utilities Power Plant in Ghent, Kentucky. He also enjoyed farm work and was a member of the Cove Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Duncan Oak of Carrollton; two sons, Dallen Oak and Charles Oak Jr., both of Carrollton; a daughter, Mindy Oak of Carrollton; two brothers, John Oak of Carrollton and Gerald Oak of Florence, Kentucky; four sisters, Evelyn Oak and Cindy Oak, both of Carrollton, Pauline Oak of Wyoming and Christine Frieley of Louisville; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Robert E. Oak, James R. Oak, Donald Oak and Jerry Oak; and four sisters, Shirley Riley, Barbara J. Woods, Edith Furnish and Charlotte Hester.

Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Ghent Masonic Cemetery in Ghent.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions and reopening requirements, funeral home occupancy will be 50% of normal capacity. Be prepared for a possible waiting line. Strict adherence to 6-foot social distancing will be enforced and attendees must wear a face mask while attending, unless a medical condition prevents wearing one.

Arrangements by Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home. Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.