Daniel Scott


Daniel Scott

Daniel M. Scott, age 79, of Wilton, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2024, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  Online condolences may be left at

Daniel was born on Dec. 18, 1944, the son of Jasper and Icle (Milburn) Scott in Rathbun, Iowa.  He married Beverly Schneider on May 25, 1972, in Nashua, Iowa, at the Little Brown Church in the Vale.  After graduation from high school, Daniel proudly served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam.

Daniel enjoyed a fulfilling career as a welder, beginning at Caterpillar in Mount Joy and later at Kartridge Pak in Davenport, until retiring in 2016. As a devoted grandpa, Daniel loved attending his grandkids’ events. His unwavering support and enthusiasm were a source of encouragement and pride for his family, creating memories that will be treasured forever. In retirement, Daniel cherished the company of his retired work friends, meeting faithfully on the first Wednesday of each month for breakfast.  He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his grandkids.  Daniel leaves behind a legacy of hard work, friendship, and a deep love of his family.

Daniel will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Beverly; two children, Rachel (Craig) Puffer and David (Holly) Scott; four grandchildren, Riley, Rori, Wesley “West,” and Nolan “North”; four step-grandchildren, Autumn, Carly, Michael, and Bailey; a brother, John (Rita) Scott; and one sister, Rachel Britt.

Daniel was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers, Bobby, Teddy, Bill, Paul, Don, Jim, and Mike; and one brother-in-law, Kenny Britt.


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