Dane A. King

Aug 27, 2018
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2:30 p.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Locke Funeral Home


12:30 p.m. until service time


Inurnment will be at a later date at the Garden of Memories Cemetery


May be directed to the family


Dane Alen King, 57, of Waterloo, Iowa, died Monday, August 27, 2018, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born June 26, 1961 in Waterloo, the son of Ronald D. and Shirley M. Williams King.


He graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 1979 and was on the school swim team. He attended Iowa State University as an electrical engineer student. Dane worked on cars as an auto body technician for several years.


He was a Ham Radio operator and liked to build his own equipment using Heathkits. Dane’s interests included the latest technology in computers, cell phones, electronics. He enjoyed his cats and feeding the birds (and rabbits) every day.


Dane is survived by his mother, Shirley of Cedar Falls; sister, Kathy (Kurt) Rickard of Cedar Falls; two uncles, Jack (Carol) Goodwin of Texas and Larry King of Iowa; two aunts, Gwen Goodwin and Colleen (Steve) Roemerman, both of Texas; and many cousins.


He was preceded in death by his dad; maternal grandparents, Harry and Elizabeth Williams; and paternal grandparents: Agnes Goodwin and Arnold and Mildred King.


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  1. Matt Evenson | Sep 06, 2018
    i just recently heard of Dane’s passing and am very saddened by it. Dane was a very closeand loyal friend to me in our younger years and we shared many great moments in high school on the swim team, working at the Taco House, and at college at Iowa State. He had an exceptional mind and great spirit.  I know that life threw him great challenges and i wish i could have stayed close to him in the years following our youth. The picture on his obituary is great! His knowing eyes and wry smile have not changed in 40 years!  Peace to you, my friend. 
  2. Terry Sesker | Sep 06, 2018

    I am saddened by this news.. I would like Dane’s family to know they are in my thoughts and prayers. I was Dane’s roomate at Iowa State University. Dane was a great guy and a fun roomate. Although we lost contact over the years I think of Dane often. Although I am not able to attend the service today I will be thinking of Dane and his family and you have my deepest sympathy. 

  3. Jeff Connelly | Sep 04, 2018

    Dane, Although the miles had distanced us over the years, you were my best friend as we were growing up! From lifting weights, riding bikes, playing tennis and camping out in the backyard, to bus rides to swim meets. These are all some of my best memories, and all involved you.

    Mrs. King, Kathy...Dane was a great friend gone way too soon! My deepest heart felt sympathy in this very, very difficult time!

  4. Kristi Niemann | Sep 04, 2018

    Aunt Shirley, Kathy and Kurt:

    I was so sad to hear of the passing of Dane.  I remember all the "cousins" times we had and how much fun and laughter we enjoyed during those times.  We are sending our love. prayers and sympathy to embrace you during this time.  Lawrence King, Mike and Kristi King Niemann and family of Columbus, NE.

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