Daniel Austin Lybarger

November 13, 1969 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 52)


Daniel Austin Lybarger, age 52, of Sadorus, Illinois, passed away on December 20, 2021 at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

Dan was born in Urbana, Illinois, November 13, 1969 to Everland and Rita (Randall) Lybarger. He married Shannon Dietrich on June 16, 2001 in Sadorus. She survives. Dan graduated from Unity High School in 1987 and Southern IL University in 1996 with a degree in Engineering and Land Surveying. Dan was employed at Champaign County Highway Department for nearly 15 years as a Senior Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor.

Dan received his Professional Engineer license in 2000 and was a member of the IPLSA (IL Professional Land Surveyors Association).

As a child Dan enjoyed playing basketball, softball and was baptized and confirmed in 1982. Later Dan enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing and gardening and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Dan is survived by wife, Shannon, two daughters, Morgan and Sade, mother, Rita, and sister Tammy. He was preceded in death by father, Everland and brother John David.

A funeral service will be held December 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sadorus. Interment will be in Craw Cemetery, Sadorus. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday December 28, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sadorus.

In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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December 28, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church (Sadorus)

Funeral Service
December 28, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church (Sadorus)

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