1952 John 2021

John Kinzie

February 23, 1952 — December 16, 2021

John "Dave" David Kinzie, age 69, of Anita, IA, passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at Adel Caring Acers in Adel, IA.

John David (Dave) Kinzie was born February 23rd, 1952, to Jacob Tomer (Toby) Kinzie and Ruth Estalene (Estie) Johnson in Anita Iowa. Dave was one of ten children and lived in Anita his whole life. In 1973, Dave married the love of his life Beverly (Bev) Cave of Panora, Iowa. They were inseparable for 28 years until Bev lost her battle with cancer in 2001. In 1974, they were blessed with their first child (Brad) and their second (Chad) in 1980.

Over the years, Dave had worked for Jensen Construction and American Buildings before opening his own welding and service station with his brother Jim. After selling the business in 2007 he spent some time driving a truck over the road before retiring. Dave loved to go fishing, travel, and spend time with friends and family. Dave was proceeded in death by his parents, wife, one brother, and three sisters.

Left behind are his sons Brad (Dawn) of Adel, Iowa, Chad (Sheri) of Bondurant, Iowa, 4 grandchildren- Hunter, Beverly, Owen, and Bralynne, 5 siblings- Brenda Cowman of Las Vegas, Nevada, Kenny Kinzie of Atlantic, Iowa, Jim (Darnell) Kinzie of Anita, Iowa, Janie Jessen of Glenwood, Iowa, and Bob (Myra) Kinzie of Tabor, Iowa, and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will take place at 1:30 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Anita, IA on Thursday, December 23, 2021. Visitation will take place prior to the graveside from 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. also held on Thursday at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Anita, IA.

Memorials may be directed to the Kinzie Family and may be mailed to the Schmidt Family Funeral Home (P.O. BOX 523 Atlantic, IA 50022).

Condolences may be left at www.schmidtfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

The Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Anita, IA is handling the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, December 23, 2021

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Schmidt Family Funeral Home - Anita

2005 White Pole Road, Anita, IA 50020

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Graveside Servive

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Evergreen Cemetery

, Anita, IA 50020

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