Dan Klevos, 79, long time resident of Atlantic, passed away at his home on Friday, April 11, 2014.
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Daniel M. Klevos was born on Aug. 17, 1934, in Rutland,, the son of Norris and Evelyn (Cook) Klevos. He graduated from Mason City High School in 1952, and following graduation Dan enlisted in the United States Army. In 1959, he graduated from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, with a Bachelor of Engineer Certification.
He worked for Andrew's Prestressed Concrete Plant in Clear Lake for five years. Dan worked as a Civil Engineer, in the steel building division, for Henningsen Construction, Inc., and retired in 2000. He loved his 35 years at Henningsen's and took great pride in the many projects which he helped design and build.
On November 20, 1972, he married Karen DeWitt in Nassau Bahamas. Dan was an avid hunter and loved golfing and playing cards with friends and family. He also enjoyed fishing and always wished he could fish as well as Karen did.
Dan is survived by his wife, Karen Klevos of Atlantic; sons, Dan, Chris, and Tim Klevos all of Arizona, and Doug (Monica) DeWitt of Glendale, Ariz.; grandsons, Dustin, Michael and Wyatt; brother, Paul (Susan) Klevos of Humboldt; sisters, Mavis (Lyle) Hanson of Dubuque, and Cynthia (Frank) Kawai of Indio, Calif.; and brother-in-law, Jack Bair and his daughter, Kinsey of Connecticut.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Norris and Evelyn Klevos; son, Michael DeWitt; sister, Vergene Krahn; and parents-in-law, Mildred and Jerry Bair.
There will be a Celebration of Life held, with family present, for friends and relatives at the Atlantic Golf and Country Club from noon to 3 p.m, on Wednesday, April 16. Pastor Chuck Smith, of Atlantic, will offer words of remembrance at 1 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the family with designation at a later date.
Roland Funeral Service of Atlantic is caring for Dan's family and the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.rolandfuneralservice.com.
Roland Funeral Services
204 E 5th St Atlantic, IA 50022
Published in Atlantic News Telegraph from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2014