Lisa McDaniel, 24 of Colona, was the victim of a fatal car crash on Nov. 15, 2012 in Davenport, Iowa. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Colona. Memorials may be left to the family at 109 Carrot St., Colona, IL 61241.
Lisa was born May 28, 1988. She was a graduate of Western Illinois University, Macomb and was earning a Master of Zoology degree at Western's campus in Moline. She has had a love of animals and enjoyed her summer work at Niabi Zoo. She was devoted to nursing pets back to good health and caring for all creatures. A hobby Lisa enjoyed was her art work. She was self-taught and could do wonderful sketches of people and objects.
Lisa has a very close and caring family. She has two older sisters, Amanda McDaniel and Tracy (Gibson) Costa. Lisa's parents are Roger and Sharon McDaniel, all of Colona. She is survived by an aunt Janet (Harvey) DeKeyrel of Seaton, an uncle Dean (Pam) McDaniel of Muscatine, Iowa, and an uncle Monty (Jo) Kelly of Macomb. There are also 12 cousins.
Lisa was preceded in death by her grandparents, Harold and Mildred Kelly of Macomb; and Earl and Mary Jo McDaniel of Joy.
Lisa will be dearly missed by all for her kind and loving ways, her beautiful smile, and endearing personality.