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Daniel Edward Ficken

Born:            Monday, 1st of June 1931
Died:            Thursday, 31st of January 2019


   Daniel Ficken age 87, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Festus Manor Nursing Center in Festus. He was born June 1, 1931 in Belgrade, Missouri, the son of the late Rosalie (nee Wilson) and Edward Louis Ficken.
   In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife of 66 years Freda Rae (nee Lane) Ficken; and sisters Lydia (the late Herbert) Abeln, and Lyone "Fritzi" Johnston.
   He is survived by sons Donald (Donna) Ficken of Kirkwood, Missouri, and Ronald Ficken of Festus; daughter Robin (Brent) McMahon of Festus; grandchildren Tara (Ryan) Good of Herculaneum, Missouri, and Anthony (Samantha) Ficken of Joplin, Missouri; and great-grandchildren Noah and Luke Ficken, and Brayden and Easton Good.
   He was a retired carpenter and general contractor; owner of Dan Ficken Construction Company, Dan Ficken Pools, and the House of Lights in Festus. He loved building furniture, fishing, traveling, dancing, and his friends. Mr. Ficken was a member of the Carpenter's District Council of St. Louis since 1952; Carpenter's Union Local #2214; Faith Baptist Church in Festus; and the Festus/Crystal City Elks Lodge #1721.
   Visitation from 12:00 noon until the time of funeral service at 3:00 P.M. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, officiated by Pastor Matt Culbertson of Faith Baptist Church. Interment at a later date in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City. Memorials in his memory are preferred to the Pony Bird Home, #1 Pony Bird Lane, Mapaville, Missouri 63065.

Belgrade, Missouri
Festus, Missouri