January 1, 1947 – November 29, 2022

Danny Kay Rainey, a Colorado Springs resident since 1982, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.  He was raised in Gentryville, Indiana.

Danny was born in Lincoln City, Indiana on January 1, 1947 to Narl William Rainey and Lilian Grace (Neighbors) Rainey.  He married Peggy Jane Bohler on July 13, 1968 in Rockport, Indiana, at St. Bernard Catholic Church.

Danny retired from the United States Army after 20 years of service.  He was a Desert Storm Veteran and also served in the Panama Conflict.

He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed football, especially the Denver Broncos.  He was also very good at working with his hands and loved his terrier, Bella Ann.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Jane (Bohler) Rainey; their children: Stan Rainey (wife Alicia), and Roxann (Rainey) Haskew (husband Paul); his sister, Patricia Wallace; 3 grandchildren: Alex Rainey, Philip Rainey, and PJ Haskew; and 2 granddaughters: Alexis Haskew, and Wynter Haskew.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Danny Kay Rainey, Jr.; two sisters; and a brother.

A visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. with a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022 at the Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd.  Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorials in Danny’s name may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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  1. The Buckley SFB military Retiree Activities Office (RAO) would like to offer our sincere condolences and our gratitude for Mr. Rainey’s service to our country in the Army. If you would like help with any matters related to casualty assistance, Defense Finance & Accounting Service, Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), Veterans Affairs (VA), etc. you can contact our office on Buckley SFB at 720-847-6693 or raobuckley@gmail.com. The RAO is staffed by volunteers, all military retirees themselves, and our sole purpose is to provide assistance to any military retirees and surviving spouses/family members with anything related to their military service and/or benefits, in particular during difficult times such as this. We are deeply sorry for your loss.

    Steve Young
    Lt Col, USAF, Ret
    Director, Buckley SFB RAO

  2. Daddy(Danny Kay Rainey) you will be greatly missed. My heart hurts since you left us I don’t what to do now. I hope you’re up there with your oldest son(my brother). R.i.p daddy I love you more than you know.

  3. I am so sorry for the families loss. He was an amazing person. He was my second dad. I know the hurt you are all going through. He is watching over his family he loved so much. He can be woth his son and both of them will watch you all. My heart hurts for you Roxy. Rest in peace.

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