Danny E. Kinsley

Danny E. Kinsley

February 19, 1947 ~ January 15, 2021

Age 73

Danny was preceded in death by his parents Harry Kinsley and Helene Kinsley-Lienemann; grandparents Harry Sr. & Elsie Kinsley, and Charles & Georgia Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Marilyn Kinsley; his children Aron Kinsley (Shila) and Amanda Kinsley (Paul Asher); grandson TJ Brewer; great-grandchildren Lovelynn and Lincoln Brewer; mother-in-law Helen Mosher; a sister; multiple brother- and sister-in-laws; and many special nieces, nephews and friends.

Danny was born and raised in Bellevue, Nebraska. As a child, Danny enjoyed spending time with the grandparents.ย  He also enjoyed hanging out at rivers, lakes and creeks with friends.

From a young age he was always hard-working. Danny worked at Wilson Concrete and numerous other jobs until he found his calling as an electrician.

Danny proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.ย  Upon his return he continued his courtship of Marilyn, and after their marriage they welcomed their two children.

Danny spent his spare time camping, fishing, boating, ATVing and enjoying the outdoors with his family and friends. Danny was very involved and present with his childrenโ€™s sports and activities. Danny loved sharing his passion for cooking. His cooking was enjoyed by anyone in his presence and all were welcome to the table. This passion was passed down to his children.

More than anything he loved his wife Marilyn and his children Aron and Mandy.

We will all remember Danny for his compassion along with a healthy dose of sarcasm and playfulness.

Celebration of Life: Saturday, May 15, 11 a.m., with a reception of friends and family following CDC guidelines one hour prior, both at Bellevue Memorial Chapel.

Military Honors by the Army National Guard.

Private Inurnment: Monday, May 17 at Omaha National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Moving Veterans Forward at nvfne.org.


  • Vern Bright Posted January 16, 2021 12:42 pm

    Hi Aron, so sorry for you and your families loss.

  • Connie and Bill Golden Posted January 17, 2021 9:40 am

    Danny will be missed by all of us who knew him. He was so much fun. I remember always giving him a hard time and having a good laugh. Prayers to Marilyn and the family.

  • Linda Brouhard Posted January 18, 2021 9:04 am

    So sorry to hear about Dannyโ€™s passing. May God and his angels wrap you all in their loving embrace and help ease your broken hearts. We will keep you in our prayers and thoughts.
    Linda & Dave Brouhard

  • Cheryl and Jim Harrison Posted January 18, 2021 10:31 am

    You have our deepest sympathy to you, Marilyn, and your family. He was a very special man. He will be greatly missed. We will always be hear for you. Love, Cheryl & Jim

  • Joe Gamerl Posted January 18, 2021 12:24 pm

    He was a good friend and neighbor and I will miss seeing him sitting on the porch or riding his mower when I walk by. Jean and I are sorry for your loss.

    Joe & Jean Gamerl

  • SHERRY ABILLE Posted January 18, 2021 6:13 pm

    So sorry to hear of Danny’s passing. I was friends with him and Marilyn for many years. He was a wonderful and fun person, a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Loved playing Canasta with him and Marilyn on winter weekends in Bellevue. Had hoped he would have been able to visit me in Hawaii and go deep sea fishing. I know he would have enjoyed it. My condolences and prayers to Marilyn and her family on their loss.

  • Keith Miller Posted January 18, 2021 6:24 pm

    I served with Danny in Vietnam. He was a good soldier and someone you could trust to do whatever was needed. Rest in peace brother.

  • James Keisner Posted January 18, 2021 7:04 pm

    Danny was my friend for over 65 years. There are many memories of fishing, camping, playing cards and drinking our share of Bacardi and Coke. Betty and I will miss his wit, humor, and his fabulous cooking! .Rest in Peace dear friend.

  • Shirley Ruge Posted January 19, 2021 5:22 pm

    Marilyn . Sending my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Danny will be missed by all who knew him.

  • Ed & Edie Mosher Posted February 6, 2021 12:25 pm

    Danny was always so kind. My parents appreciated so much his and your hospitality and warm visits. Always felt comfortable in his presence. Our prayers are with you and family. We hope to attend services when they are held.
    Our deepest sympathy for your loss .

  • Jason M Helleloid Posted February 24, 2021 5:34 pm

    Marilyn, My deepest condolences to you & the family. I was sorry to hear about Danny’s passing. He will always be with you.

  • John / Bunny Schrunk Posted May 2, 2021 11:29 am

    We met Danny in 1973 as neighbors in Bellevue. We raised our kids together, Camped and vacationed together.. John and Dan had a Viet Nam bond never to be broken. His personality was infectious. He was a friend for life. Miss him and always will hear his voice when I close my eyes.

  • Janet Scott Posted May 3, 2021 7:39 pm

    My love prayers and hugs go to all of the family a great husband and father grandfather and now a great grandfather heaven is well served ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ with Danny in residence, my love so much to Marilyn and family ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

  • Bill Collins Posted May 4, 2021 7:53 pm

    Marilyn, please accept my sincere condolences. Danny was a great guy and always a lot of fun to be around. The world needs more people like him.

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