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Daniel E. "Dan" Dakins
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Birth: May 3, 1953, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 2011
Zearing
Story County
Iowa, USA

Daniel E. Dakins was the son of Sam Dakins and Lucile M. Lawler.


Obituary source: Des Moines Register, March 1, 2011

Daniel E. "Dan" Dakins

Daniel E. "Dan" Dakins passed away suddenly on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, at the age of 57. Services are pending at Fredregill Funeral Home in Zearing.

Dan is survived by his wife, Kay Gustafson Dakins of Iowa City; brothers, Jim Dakins (Sallie) of Honeoye Falls, New York, and Mark Dakins of Cornelius, Oregon; sister, Maxine Dakins of Idaho Falls, Idaho; aunt, Bernadine Schaefer of Zearing, Iowa; nephews, Doug Dakins (Kristin), Mike Lowell and David Powell; and niece, Alisa Costello (Chad).

Dan was predeceased by his parents, Sam and Lucile Dakins; and sister, Bethany Kay Powell.

Dan graduated from NESCO High School in Zearing and attended the University of Iowa. He was employed at Pleasant Valley Garden Center in Iowa City, where he had served as a Garden Center manager and a landscape professional for more than 20 years. He loved people, the outdoors and all of its plants, birds and animals.

Memorials may be made to the Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center, the Iowa Arboretum and the Diabetes Society of America.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Wellington Dakins (1915 - 1970)
  Lucile Mary Lawler Dakins (1912 - 1988)
 
 Sibling:
  Bethany Kay Dakins Powell (1941 - 2009)*
  Daniel E. Dakins (1953 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zearing Cemetery
Zearing
Story County
Iowa, USA
Plot: North section, Row 18
 
Created by: Dena Gray-Fisher
Record added: Jun 12, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 131282977
Daniel E. Dan Dakins
Added by: Dena Gray-Fisher
 
Daniel E. Dan Dakins
Added by: Dena Gray-Fisher
 
 
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