Daniel J. “Bucko” Klaren, 54, of Dyersville, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville, with his family at his side. The Dyersville Fire Department gathered at Kramer Funeral Home on Aug. 18, and funeral services were held Aug. 19 at St. Francis Basilica in Dyersville with burial in the church cemetery.
Dan was born Dec 3, 1956, in Dubuque, the son of Urban and Frances (Stelken) Klaren. He graduated from Beckman High School with the class of 1975 and went on to NICC at Calmar for tractor repair. Dan worked for several implement dealerships in the area. On Oct. 22, 1983, he married Joan Olberding at St. Francis Xavier Basilica. For the past 17 years he has been employed at Hodge Material Handling in Dubuque. Local survivors include a nephew, Brian Klaren of North Liberty.
A Daniel Klaren Memorial Fund has been established and memorials are preferred. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.