A Memorial Service for Donald E. Dare, 76, was held 10:30 a.m., Oct. 26 at the Old Scenic Church in Bigfork, Minn. He passed away Oct. 18, 2013.
Donald E. Dare was born Jan. 8, 1937 in Spirit Lake. He retired from a career of consulting for Special Needs Kids for AEA. He held a Master's Degree from Mankato State and a Specialist Degree as well. He is preceded in death by his parents, Francis Edwin Dare and Juanita Warner Dare; grandson, Andrew Dare Hickman; aunts, uncles, sisters and brothers in law.
Donald is survived by his wife of 52 years, Charilyn Belken Dare; son, Curtis (Susan) of Estherville; daughters, Carol Dare (Gerken) of Bigfork, Minn.; D'Juana (Brad) Dare Wambold of Council Bluffs; brother, Robert (Penny) of Mesa, Ariz.; sisters-in-law, Betty Smith of Milford; Barbara Haagensen of Spirit Lake, Eula Belken of Spencer; grandchildren, Sarah (Heath) Lichty, Nick (Heather) Gerken, Aaron, Brent, Grant, Savannah, special friend, Judy Dare, and many nieces and nephews.
Donald E. Dare
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Itasca County Hospice.