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Crystal Dawn Danley

Published: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 11:26 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 11:55 a.m. CDT

Crystal Dawn Danley (Andrade), 33, died Sunday, Nov. 17, at her home in Newton.

A service will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the Howard Street Christian Church in Colfax. Her family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. that evening at the church. A private family burial will be held later. A trust fund is being established for her five children. Memorials may be left at the church that evening or sent on their behalf to their uncle, Jeremy Danley, 1223 Northwestern, Ames, IA 50010. Condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com.

The daughter of Debi (Roll) Patrick and Rodger Danley, Crystal was born Feb. 14, 1980. She grew up and attended school in Colfax. Crystal was a stay-at-home mom. She was an avid reader of fiction and non-fiction, loved crafts and caring for animals and was very involved with her children’s activities. She will be remembered for her big heart. 

Those left to honor Crystal’s life are her five children:, Devon, 15, and Brandon, 14, and their father, Alcides Gonzalez of Des Moines; Mariksa Danley, 12, of Pleasant Hill; Diego, 10, and Anthony, 8, who lived with Crystal; their father, Horacio Andrade of Omaha; her mother, Debi Patrick of Pleasant Hill; her brother, Jeremy Danley (Karen); nephews Caius and Quinlan of Ames; her sister, Chanda Danley (Pedro Lopez); nieces Eva, Adriana and Alejandra of Leon, Spain. She also had two brothers, Tyler and Taylor Danley from her father’s second marriage. Her beloved father, Rodger Danley, preceded her in death, along with her two grandfathers, Ronald Roll and William Danley.

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