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“To the family of Danny Rider. I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Dan from Naifehs Store when I worked there in the late sixties and early...Read More »
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“Thoughts and prayers from Danny's friends and family in Florida. ”
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“Brother Dan, you will be missed. From making me the star of you cookey home movies, to being the dj at my jr. high dances, becoming my guardian to...Read More »
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“We are sadden to recieve the news of Danny's passing. Danny and I were good friends in our junior high and early high school years. I remember many...Read More »
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“I will always remember the times Danny was growing up in high school years at Farmington Ia. I would go visit my sister and nieces and nephewsand...Read More »
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“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time... Julie @ Walgreen's ”
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Danny L. Rider, 59, of Burlington, died at 3:35 PM Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at the Burlington Care Center in Burlington. Born July 12, 1950, in Keokuk, IA, he was the son of Edmond "Sonny" and Wanda V. Troutman Rider. He was a 1969 graduate of Burlington High School. He was an avid NASCAR fan, and a big fan of Dale Ernhardt. He enjoyed old movies, John Wayne, hunting, camping, and was a good musician, being in the group The Fortune Brothers. Survivors include two sons, Kasey Rider of Burlington, and Zackary Rider of Chapel Hill, NC; one granddaughter, Siddalee Rider; his mother, Wanda V. Adams of Burlington; his stepmother, Marlene Rider of Farmington, IA; one brother, Rodney Rider of Farmington, IA; three sisters, Dixie Wilkerson of Burlington, Debra Smithson of Fargo, ND, and Dawn Donaldson of Warrenton, VA; four stepsisters, Debby Moss, Terri Mercer, Cindy Goodwin, and Lori Lowary; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, twin children, Dustin Paul Rider and Danielle Elizabeth Rider, and his stepfather, Norman Adams. As per Danny's request, his body has been deeded to the University of Iowa. There will be no services at this time. In lieu of flowers memorials have been established to the Great River Hospice and Burlington Care Center.

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