Daniel W. Biggs

May 17, 1938June 24, 2012

Daniel Biggs, 74, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was born May 17, 1938 in Terre Haute, IN.

He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Newburgh, where he was a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, and a member of the Men’s Club. He was also a member of the Eagles, Junior Achievement Advisor, and a Boy Scout Troop Leader. After retiring from Whirlpool as General Manager for over 35 years, he worked at Showplace Cinemas in maintenance, and St. John’s maintenance. He served in the U.S. Army as Military Police while stationed in Germany, and was assigned as part of a team to guard President Eisenhower.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Dorothy; and sons, Greg and Tony.

A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 28, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 625 Frame Road, Newburgh, IN, officiated by Father Joseph Ziliak, with entombment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum in Evansville. Friends may visit Wednesday, 2-8 PM at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, 5333 State Road, 261, Newburgh, IN, and 9 AM until Mass on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to RHI Foundation, 4141 Shore Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46254, Attn: Jim Graham in honor of Daniel Biggs.


  • Funeral Mass Thursday, June 28, 2012
  • Visitation Wednesday, June 27, 2012
  • Visitation Thursday, June 28, 2012

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Thomas Gillespie

July 19, 2012

We are sorry for your loss and wish you all the courage and strength necessary to face the days ahead without your beloved. Jeremiah 29:11-14.
From Thomas J. Gillespie & family,
Ipswich, MA, "529er"

karen bunnell

July 9, 2012

dear dorothy and prayers to you and the whole family. know that if you ever need anything from me, i am here to help...peace to you all, karen b (indy)

July 2, 2012

Dorothy, Im so sorry to hear about Dan.We were out of town. We talked in the funeral home when your brother was there , about Dan. You then told me he wasnt doing so good.We will keep you all in our prayers.
May God Bless You:)Ken & Bunny (Schum) Vowels

Fr Attila

June 27, 2012

Rest in peace Dan.

Brett Simpson

June 27, 2012

Sorry to hear about your loss. He was such a good friend to my mom and dad( Russell and Ruby). Good memories of Panama City with the family.

Bill Small

June 26, 2012

Dan was one of my first foreman at Whirlpool, he was a good one, that is why he made it to General Manager. One of the last times I saw Dan he was calling Bingo at St Johns, he wasn't bad at that either. So sorry for your loss, I know he will be missed by all that knew him.

Frank Seib

June 26, 2012

My deepest sympathy. I knew Dan at Whirlpool. He was a good guy to work with.