Father Michael Anthony Danner, age 82, entered eternal life on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. Father Danner was born on April 4, 1939 in Ionia, the son of John S. and Adelaide (née Scully) Danner.

Father Danner attended Jefferson Elementary and SS. Peter and Paul Elementary schools in Ionia; St. Joseph Seminary in Grand Rapids; St. Mary Seminary in Baltimore; and St. John Provincial Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 5, 1965 by Bishop Allen J. Babcock at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew.

Read Father Danner’s obituary in full here.

Funeral arrangements for Father Danner are as follows:

Visitation – Thursday, Sept. 9 from 5 – 7 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. at:
St. Pius X Catholic Church
3937 Wilson Ave. SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Mass of Christian Burial – Friday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m., Bishop David Walkowiak presiding, at:
SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
434 High St.
Ionia, MI 48846

May Father Danner now rest in eternal peace. Please remember him in your prayers.