Daniel Ruring, 40, of Vermillion, died April 30, 2010 as a result of an automobile accident.
Daniel was born Nov. 16, 1969 in Climbing Hill, IA, to Michael and Virginia (Taylor-Red Elk) Ruring. He attended grade school in Whiting, IA, and graduated from Job Corps in Dennison, IA.
He served in the Navy during Desert Storm, and married Cheryl Vasek on April 6, 2001 in Sioux City, IA. He had worked at Gateway Company for 15 years, and for the last six years, he was employed as a service technician for Securus Technologies out of Dallas, TX.
Daniel was an assistant troop leader for Boy Scout Troop #66 in Vermillion.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl of Vermillion; his mother, Virginia (Gary) Taylor-Red Elk of Big Fork, MT; three daughters, Jessica, Rachael and Tiffany, all of Vermillion; two step sons, Joshua Svoboda of Omaha, NE, and Koty Suing of Vermillion. He is also survived by a brother, John (Dusti) Ruring, of Oklahoma.
He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Claude and Shirley Ruring, Clifford and Gilberta Taylor; and two uncles, Clarence "Zach" and Gordon.
A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 6, at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion. For online condolences and obituary please visit hansenfuneralhome.com.