Obituary: Danilo Capati, 62, of Washington

Staff Writer
Washington Times-Reporter

WASHINGTON — Dr. Danilo G. Capati MD, 62, of Washington died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

 Born Feb. 27, 1948, in Angeles City, Philippines to Teofilo and Emilia Gungon Capati, he married Thelma Ligayon on Aug. 18, 1976, in Dearborn Heights, Mich.; she survives.

 Also surviving is his son, Michael Capati of Peoria; daughter, Marieta Capati of Chicago; three brothers, Remigio (Patricia) Capati of Texas, Rino Jose (Lea) Capati and Mar Capati, both of the Philippines; three sisters, Marissa Capati of Texas, Elena (Fred) Malonzo and Persia (Noli) Bundalian, both of the Philippines and one 1 granddaughter.

 He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Loreta.

 He was an allergist serving at Proctor, Methodist and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center for the past 27 years. He was also a staff member with the U of I College of Medicine Peoria Branch.

 He served as a past president of the Filipino-American Society of Central Illinois.

 The Revs. Joseph Donton and Moises Apostol will officiate. Visitation will be held from 3-6 p.m. concluding with the rosary, on Friday at Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington. Cremation rites will be accorded following the mass.

 Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the American Heart Association.

 His memorial website is available at, where condolences may be made to the family.