39, passed away Monday, February 22nd, in Abilene. She was born May 20, 1976 in Abilene, the daughter of Terry R. Sr. and Debora S. (Dees) McGrath. Growing up in Abilene, Dani attended Chapman schools and graduated from Chapaman High School with the class of 1995. She had been married to Scott Ballantyne later divorcing. On May 24, 2007, Dani married Scott Hottman, later divorcing. She had been employed by Russell Stover Candies, Tony’s, Alco, Abilene Termite and Pest and West Stop. Dani enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, summer, tanning, time at the lake and her dog, Hendrix.
Survived by: Son Brendon Ballantyne of Abilene
Father Terry McGrath Sr. of Abilene
Mother Debora Starmes of Kinards, SC
Sister Sherry Delich of K.C., MO
2 Brothers Terry McGrath Jr. of Abilene
Samuel McCulley of Clay Center
Paternal Grandparents Dan & Audrey McGrath of Abilene
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, February 29th, at the Life House Church with Pastor Kerry Coup officiating, cremation will follow. The family will receive friends 1:00 – 2:00 PM Sunday, February 28th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name to the Dani Hottman Memorial Fund. They may be left at the Church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.