James T. Dann

POYNETTE – James T. Dann, age 66, of Poynette, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at his residence.

James was born on August 8, 1957, in Poynette, the son of Willis and Betty (Miller) Dann. He was a talented drummer and musician, and loved playing basketball, golfing, and watching movies.  James also adored spending time with his grandchildren and being called “papa” was his favorite. He was patient, kind, and had a funny, dry sense of humor.  James was always there for anyone who needed him. He worked as a Senior Quality Engineer for Madison Kipp Corporation in Madison/Sun Prairie for 40 years and he will be missed so much by so many.

We love you Dad… until next time.

He is survived by his children, Ryan Dann, Janelle (Robert) Dotson, and Ashley (Denis) Lacayo; his grandchildren, Daylen, Brielle, Denis, Leah, Sofia, Lacy, Arial, and Thomas; his sister, Mary Jo Lakner; his brother, Douglas Dann; other relatives, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.                                     

There will be a celebration of life from 2:00 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Head Inn in Poynette.

Pflanz Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette is assisting the family.