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Daniel R. Limke II, age 57

Daniel R. Limke II, 57 years old of North Little Rock, formerly of DeQueen, Arkansas, passed away peacefully at his home on March 16, 2023.

Dan was preceded in death by his father, Dan Limke, and is survived by his mother, Donna Limke, the loves of his life Charity Dennington and her daughter, Natalie, brother Paul and his wife Melanie Limke, sister Karen and her husband Paul Huffines, nieces Camryn Hill and Peyton Limke, grandniece Abrie Hill and his devoted and loving Weimaraner, Daisy.

Born in Portsmouth, Virgina, Dan later attended and graduated from DeQueen, Arkansas public schools and made his home in Little Rock, Arkansas after college.

Dan was very creative and found happiness exploring new adventures with Charity and Natalie, playing his guitar, photography, and immersing himself in a wide variety of music. Dan was known for his talent in the graphic arts field, his quirky sense of humor – that only a few understood – and his loving, accepting and caring nature. He had many amazing friends from all walks of life that he cared for deeply.

The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Dan’s friends who showed their love for him during his illness, Dr. Wilder and staff at the Carti Cancer Center in North Little Rock, Arkansas Hospice, and Shurley Instructional Materials where Dan worked and was part of their family.

There will be a celebration of Dan’s life with friends and family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers or plants please make donations in Dan’s name to the Arkansas Weimaraner Rescue.

Cremation by A Natural State Funeral Service & Crematory, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Anje (Smith) Johnstone Posted March 17, 2023 2:02 PM

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Dan. He was a good friend when we were in high school. He was a sweet and witty guy. I enjoyed getting into mischief with Dan and Lisa Balch when we were in yearbook staff together. Thinking of you all .

  • Julie Kizzia Walls Posted March 17, 2023 4:02 PM

    I’m so sorry. I always will have fond memories of Dan! Prayers for all the family!

  • Chris Murillo Posted March 17, 2023 4:50 PM

    We had alot of great times growing up in West Des Moines Iowa. You were such a good hearted cousin.It was always your laugh. God will take care of u and say hi to Uncle Dan. Love u cuz!

  • Michael Eudy Posted March 17, 2023 5:11 PM

    Anytime DeQueen High needed Art they’d break out Limke and myself. We became friends through Art and later music. He became an excellent guitarist and was always the very best of people. He will be greatly missed.

  • Emily Covington Posted March 17, 2023 6:14 PM

    If high school Dan is any indication of how grown up Dan was, he will be greatly missed. The memories I have of Dan and our yearbook crew stay with me. RIP Dan.
    Prayers for your family and friends.

  • Linda Campbell Posted March 17, 2023 8:01 PM

    Words can’t express the sadness I feel Another good man gone too soon.

  • Melanie Marshall Posted March 17, 2023 10:50 PM

    Dan will be missed by all who knew him. We rode the bus together as kids and became fast friends. He was always kind and had a special wit about him that made you smile even on a bad day. He was very talented and enjoyed working with him on our school annual. Praying for you all during this time.

  • Angela Stiles Oliver Posted March 18, 2023 8:07 AM

    You will be missed. I have some really great memories with you. I know we lost touch but you are in my heart. RIP sweet Dan!!

  • Charlie Oppedisano Posted March 18, 2023 11:21 AM

    I am so sorry to hear of this. I worked with Dan for several years at the LRCVB. I gave so many great work memories but there was one that showed me Dan’s true heart. My car battery died in the DT parking garage. Since no tow truck can get in there I gave Dan a call to see if anyone could give me a jump. Dan came over immediately to get going. God Speed my friend you’ll be missed by many.

  • John hofheimer Posted March 18, 2023 11:42 AM

    good natured, funny and talented coworker at the leader and always a pleasant surprise when I bumped into him in downtown Little Rock. Didn’t know he was sick. Cancer sucks.

  • Karen Dunphy Posted March 18, 2023 12:54 PM

    Had the pleasure of working with Dan at Magie Enterprise. He was such a sweetheart. I used to catset for him years ago. I’m sure he’s surrounded in heaven by many. RIP Dan.

  • Dina Griffin Posted March 18, 2023 7:37 PM

    Prayers and lots of hugs for you guys in this very hard time

  • Paula Allen Posted March 18, 2023 8:12 PM

    So sorry for you loss. I always enjoyed seeing him.

  • Holly Barrett-Jackson Posted March 19, 2023 7:27 AM

    So very sorry for your loss. I remember Dan from our school years in DeQueen. He was always such a nice person. Prayers & thoughts go out to all.

  • Linda Mazar Posted March 19, 2023 1:56 PM

    I’m so sorry. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Rebecca Landes Posted March 19, 2023 4:05 PM

    Though I have never met Daniel, I KNOW he loved and was loved by Charity and Natalie, my sweet niece and great niece. It sounds like there are many, many happy memories held by all sorts of folks in in life. May family and friends find comfort and peace and may God hug you all real tight.

  • Susan Rae Lawnsdail Posted March 20, 2023 3:06 PM

    I remember Dan from being little and growing up on Third Street and how us neighborhood kid’s all played together outside for hour’s either in our front yard s or at Legion Park.It sounds as though Dan lived a very active life full of art and music.I’m sorry for your loss and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.Susan Lawnsdail

  • Cassie Donnelly Posted March 20, 2023 4:19 PM

    Dan was a pleasure to be around at the office. He fit in so well here at Shurley Instructional Materials. We miss him.

  • Mark Limke Posted March 21, 2023 3:16 PM

    Donna, Paul, Karen and all, I was sad to learn today that Dan has died. i know we haven’t crossed paths since we were all kids, so far as I can remember, but I value my family and I hate that you have this hole in your daily lives. Peace to you all.

  • Bob Limke Posted March 22, 2023 9:20 AM

    To Donna and all, my deepest condolences with Dan’s passing. I have not seen him since childhood, but still have fond memories of hanging out at the park near their childhood home, with the family outings/picnics we had. Keep the memories close to heart.

  • Sabra Hensley Posted March 23, 2023 3:43 PM

    I was so sad to hear this news! Dan and I worked together years ago at the Democrat Gazette. He did my bridal portraits, photographed my wedding, and even played the guitar at my father in law’s funeral. He was kind, funny, and so very talented. Our family will always have a warm place in our hearts for Dan.

  • Ladeana ( Dede) Posted March 23, 2023 7:26 PM

    I had him in my phone as “Dan Dan” and made him laugh when I told him this. I think the world was a better place with Dan in it. He had such a good nature, and I enjoyed his wit and smarts, and love of all types of music. I have have his family and loved ones in my prayers and hope that peace and sweet memories comfort you all now and in the days to come.

  • Susan Limke Oler Posted April 1, 2023 8:34 PM

    So sorry to hear of Dan’s passing.
    Prayers for all😉

  • Jameah Posted June 14, 2023 2:48 PM

    Daniel was a great friend that I met at Alleviant Health Care. We immediately hit off. I truly understood his sense of humor and we became fast friends. I will miss him tremendously. He was a great person, and he did love his family and beloved Daisy. That’s all he would show me is pictures of Daisy, Daisy, DAISY! They were truly best friends and I pray his sweet soul ascends straight to our father who art in Heaven. I pray for his family, friends and so many more people he touched while here on this earth. He will be missed forever. Thank you, Dan, for your unconditional friendship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I will carry you in my heart forever. Please, please, please let me (friends) know when there will be a memorial service to honor such a great human being.


  • Jeff fleenor Posted August 23, 2023 2:03 PM

    Dan,you will be missed,you were a great guy….R.I.P

  • Kenneth Ferguson Posted November 3, 2023 11:45 PM

    Very sorry to find out Dan passed…I went to college with him at SAU Tech…he was an awesome person, had a great personality and was a good friend…

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