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Daniel R. Kremer

September 12, 1954 — March 26, 2023

Kingsley, Iowa



KINGSLEY, IOWA: DANIEL “DAN” R. KREMER, 68 of KIngsley, Iowa, passed away
Sunday, March 26, 2023 at UnityPoint Health in Sioux City, Iowa. A celebration of life
service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at Rohde Funeral Home
in Kingsley, IA. Visitation will be 5:00—7:00pm, Wednesday, March 29, with the family
being present during this time at the Rohde Funeral Home. Online condolences may
be sent to

Daniel Roy Kremer was born September 12, 1954 the son of David and Donna (Allen)
Kremer in Winnebago, MN. As a young child his family moved to Fort Lauderdale,
Florida where he grew up until his midteens. He relocated to the midwest and
entered the Marine Corps where he received a medical discharge. He married Donna
March of Hawarden, IA and they had three children, Joshua, Jody and Adam. He
received his police certification in Sheldon, IA and served the towns of Paullina,
Hospers and Alton, IA, as a police officer. He moved to Norfolk, Virginia where he
married Ellen Crotty,, after six years they moved to Morris, MN, for ten year and then
returned to the Sioux City area where he worked for Sioux City Night Patrol for 25
years. Following this he returned to police work and was the Chief of Police in Sloan,
IA , and finally he moved to Kingsley, IA where he served as Chief of Police for 17
years until his retirement.

Dan loved his family and working with the public especially young children. He also
enjoyed remodeling and working on projects with his sons.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen, son, Joshua (Heather) Kremer, daughter, Jody (Rick)
Kaiser and son, Adam Kremer, grandchildren, Charles Olson, Bradley Kremer, Alexis
Kremer, Michael Kremer, Amanda Kaiser and Kim Kaiser. Also survived by his step-children, Jerry
(Shirley) Crotty and John (Julie) Crotty, many step-grandchildren and step-great
grandchildren, brother, Andrew Kremer and sister, Cynthia Schutt, many nieces and

Dan was preceded in death by his parents and his step-daughter, Janelle Crotty.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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