Daniel J. Biros

June 12, 1956 - September 26, 2012

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Daniel J. Biros, 56, of Ottawa passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, September 26, 2012 at Ottawa Pavilion. Services will be private. Arrangements are through the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.

Daniel was born on June 12, 1956, in Streator, to Daniel T. and Mary (Bacha) Biros. He graduated from Streator High School in 1975. He was a member of the United States Army, 101st Airborne, 25th Infantry Division from 1975-79, and was stationed in New Zealand and Hawaii. Dude was an avid fisherman, and outdoorsman. He enjoyed camping, kayaking, wood carving, bottle collecting, a nice fire and a cold beer. He had a heart of gold, and loved his friends and family with all that he was. Dude was a music lover, and had a passion for reading. He always loved a good story. His presence, wit and humor will be dearly missed.

Daniel is survived by his mother, Mary, of Streator, 4 children, Monica (Eugene) Maroon, of Chicago, Danny Biros, of Lostant, Lorn Biros, of Chicago and Johnny Biros, of Atoka, TN, one grandson, Liam Biros, 2 brothers, Randy (Patty) Biros, of Streator and Mike (Mary) Biros, of Eureka and companion, Lynette Veith, of Ottawa.

He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel, paternal grandparents, maternal grandparents and a nephew Nigel.

Memorials may be directed to the Family, c/o his mother, Mary Biros. 1108 Dalton Street, Streator, IL 61364.