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Daniel "Danny" Lee Richmond

September 11, 1942 — September 30, 2022

Daniel Lee Richmond, 80, formerly of South Sioux City, NE passed away Friday, September 30, 2022 at an Aurelia, Iowa care center. 

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 6, 2022 at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel.  Those wishing to join virtually may do so by following this link:  Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, October 5, 2022 from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Online condolences may be given at

Dan was born September 11 ,1942, the son of James and Sarah Louise (Clark) Richmond.  He grew up loving cars and was the owner of American Auto Sales in Denison, IA, wholesaled cars at Miller’s Auto in Omaha, NE and owned Richmond’s Auto Maxx in Cedar Rapids, IA.  Danny frequently traveled to multiple Mannheim Auto Auctions across the United States.  No one was a stranger to Danny, he befriended so many people at the auctions near and far.  Everyone looked forward to seeing his warm smile and loved his jokes.  He always made a positive impression on anyone he crossed paths with throughout his life.  He will be greatly missed by all of his loved ones.  Danny was a member of Iowa Automobile Dealer Association of Iowa for many years.  Dan’s passions in life were making people laugh with his jokes, his work, his faith, and his grandchildren.  He was musically gifted and able to play any instrument that he picked up. 

Survivors include his children:  Dawn (Rick) Misar of Hartford, SD, Lisa Richmond-Kirby of Sioux Falls, SD, and Rick (Jess) Kusel of Lemoyne, NE; grandchildren:  Katie (Josh) Doohen of Sioux Falls, SD, Matt Misar (Rheanon Larson) of Sioux Falls, SD, Annie Misar of Salem, SD, Kelsey Kirby of London, England, Emma Kirby of Missoula, MT, Josie (Joel) Dill of Frederick, CO, Jason (Lauren) Kusel of Windsor, CO, Josh (Brittany) Kusel of Akron, CO, and Luke (Mercedes) Richmond of Waverly, NE; great grandchildren:  Isaiah, Bella, Zoe, Renegade, Ozzie, Jax, Brya, August, Nolan, Trevor, and Elise; sister: Connie Ellefson of Storm Lake, IA; nephew:  Rob (Emily) Ellefson; niece:  Sarah Graham; nephew:  Phillip Graham; and sister-in-law:  Cindy Graham. 

Dan was preceded in death by his father James Richmond, mother Sarah Louise Graham, step-father Reverend Graydon Graham, son Phillip Richmond, brothers LeRoy and Terry Graham, sister Janice K. Graham, and nephew Ryon Ellefson. 

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel

6200 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106

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