David King


December 30, 1953 - March 30, 2020


David King, 66, of Mitchell, SD, died Monday, March 30, 2020 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.  Funeral services are pending under the direction of Bittner Funeral Chapel. 

David Charles King was born on December 30, 1953 to Raphael and Bertha Jean (Wigham) King in Mitchell, SD. He attended Notre Dame High School, and then Mitchell Senior High. After high school, David earned a degree in telecommunications from Mitchell Technical Institute.

After graduating, he moved to Minnesota where he worked for Lakedale Telephone Company, and raised two children. In retirement, David moved back to South Dakota. He enjoyed playing cards, golf, hunting, fishing, and his life on the farm.

He is survived by his mother, Jean; son, Jeffrey King of Minneapolis, MN; daughter, Amanda Schuster of Rockford, MN; siblings, Pat Thorsen, Sue Rudloff, Bob King, Deb King, Sher Smith, Lori King, Cindy Miiller, and Tim King; and two grandchildren.

David is preceded in death by his father, and brother, Richard King.


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Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, SD

Posted by Lori Knutson Schultz on October 2, 2020
So sorry to hear this news so late. Many cherished memories of Dave from our high school years and my first sweetheart! Rest In Peace.
Posted by Mike mos on April 20, 2020
Dave was a good kindhearted man, I took his position as co tech at lakedale when he retired and ne will be missed by many, rest in peace dave
Posted by Kim Matz on April 18, 2020
Prayers of comfort on the loss of Dave. He was both a co-worker in Big Lake and a good friend. I have missed him since he left our area. The news of his passing is very sad.
Posted by Jocelyne Walberg on April 17, 2020
So sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed working with David at the phone company in Big Lake.
Posted by Debbie Ramsett on April 17, 2020
So sorry for the loss of your dad, he will be greatly missed by ajj.
Posted by Jeff King on April 17, 2020
Hi dad it’s Jeff.. you’re grandson was born 4/15/20 and I have to take care of him and Britt, I’m sorry I can’t make your funeral. Feel free to check in on us anytime! We love you and hope to see you again one day. Rest In Peace dad...
Posted by Steve Graff on April 9, 2020
So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Have many fond memories with Dave over many years in our youth from Holy Family Grade School through Mitchell Senior High Class of '72. Rest in Peace Dave.
Posted by Kathy Worthing on April 9, 2020
King family so sorry for the loss you have had. Thoughts and prayers for your entire family.
Posted by Vicky Cromwell on April 8, 2020
Went to High School with Dave and we worked together at A&W, He was always so much fun. Great memories!
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on April 4, 2020
Sorry to all of you for your loss . You all are in our thoughts and prayers .
Posted by Bobbie Clark on April 4, 2020
So sorry Jean.
Posted by Pamela Goldammer on April 3, 2020
Sincere sympathies to the family and friends. Prayers for comfort from grief, and healing from loss.
Posted by JUDY BAILEY on April 2, 2020
Thoughts & Prayers to the entire family. Dave will be missed by many. So sorry for your loss.
Posted by Colleen Hint on April 2, 2020
Our prayers are with your family. Dave was a kind man. He will be missed.
Posted by Jo Oberg on April 2, 2020
I am so very sorry for your loss! Praying for all of you.
Posted by Kim Burg on April 2, 2020
Sure will miss Dave coming into James Valley Community Center where I work. He always seemed to have a smile on his face and really made our holiday parties and bus trips extra fun! My prayers to your family.
Posted by James Tegethoff on April 2, 2020
Sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers!
Posted by Britt Bruner on April 2, 2020
You are in my heart and prayers.
Posted by Tyler Sutton on April 2, 2020
Thinking of the King family.
Posted by Jackie Kessler on April 2, 2020
So very sorry for your loss...
Posted by Karen VanOverschelde on April 2, 2020
Sincere sympathies! Thoughts and prayers💛🙏💛
Posted by Kelly Gross on April 2, 2020
Lori, I am sorry for your loss. This Corona Virus may not have caused his passing but it certainly causes grieving his passing more difficult. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Posted by Jessie Garness on April 2, 2020
so sorry. loved his wit and playing cribbage. Will miss him at bcc.
Posted by Donna Thompson Rearick on April 2, 2020
I have many wonderful memories of Dave from High School. The song "In the Summer Time" always reminds me of Dave as he drove my car out to Lake Mitchell.
Posted by Hollie Karber on April 2, 2020
So sorry for your loss, your family is in my prayers at this difficult time!
Posted by Joe Bowar on April 1, 2020
Many, many high school memories with Dave! Great friend, many adventures. So sorry to hear about his passing.
Posted by Todd, Christeen’, Megan and Anna Scheurenbrand on April 1, 2020
We are sorry for your families loss of Dave.. He was a nice neighbor.. we will miss seeing him and his friendly wave and smile!... 💫🙏🏻
Posted by Lynn Metcalf on April 1, 2020
King Family. So sorry about the loss of Dave. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
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