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Daniel Joseph King 1951-2009

Aug 4, 2009

CYLINDER — A funeral service for Daniel Joseph King, 57, of Cylinder, was held Friday, July 31, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.

Burial was in High Lake Cemetery at Wallingford.

Daniel Joseph King was born Dec. 23, 1951 in Estherville, the son of Dale Joseph and Joyce Elaine (Isakson) King. He was a 1970 graduate of Estherville High School.

On Jan. 15, 1971, Dan was united in marriage to Aletha Marie Fogarty. The couple made their home near Cylinder where they raised three sons.

Dan farmed near Cylinder and was a heavy equipment operator. He also served as a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader for many years, was a member of the Cylinder Fire Department and was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg.

Dan died on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at his home near Cylinder, Iowa.

He is survived by his wife, Aletha of Cylinder; sons John and Candace King of Hazelton, IA; Jason and Beth King of Cylinder; and Joe and Dawnica King of Ankeny: three grandchildren, Jacob, Lily and Nolan. He is also survived by his mother Joyce King of Estherville, brother Mark (Lori) King of Esthervile; sister Brenda (Gordon) Juhl of Estherville; sister-in-law Julie King of Wallingford and mother-in-law Esty Fogarty of Cylinder.

He was preceded in death by his father Dale, brother Tim, grand parents and father-in-law Keyron Fogarty.

Condolences can be left at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com