HUMBOLDT – Daryl Poutre, 55, of Humboldt, passed away December 21, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Mason City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Humboldt. Interment will be in Trinity Cemetery at Hardy. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt.
Daryl is survived by his wife, Kristi of Humboldt; his children, Bobbie and Brian Harmening of West Okoboji and Phillip and Melanie Poutre of Naples, FL; grandchildren, Alec and Cole Harmening; brothers and sisters, Linda (Steven) Fairchild of Hutchinson, MN, Allan (Lesli) Poutre of Goldfield, Peggy Poutre of Arnolds Park, Garry Poutre of Wayne, NE, Lloyd Poutre of Humboldt, JoAnn (Rick) Skow of Humboldt, and Randy (Diane) Poutre of Manson; his sister-in-law, Marcia Poutre of Thor; 18 nieces and nephews; and 16 great nieces and nephews and his mother-in-law, Jeanine Schuster of Dakota City. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jim Poutre.
Daryl Poutre, the son of Fred and Marjorie (Heden) Poutre, was born on the Fourth of July in 1958. His parents brought him home to Thor where he started school. They then moved to Hardy and Daryl attended Renwick school before moving to Humboldt where he graduated from Humboldt High School with the class of 1976. Daryl was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Kristi Schuster and the couple made their home in Humboldt all of their married lives. When Daryl was 16 years old, he went to work for Gib Sandven where he remained for 18 years. For the last 21 years, Daryl has served as the Retail Sales Manager for Hog Slats in Humboldt.
Daryl enjoyed card playing, especially pepper, with his “brothers” Bret and Kent; camping, and fishing trips with his friends and family to Canada, Minnesota, and Florida. Daryl loved his family and enjoyed their get together’s at Leach Lake and was special to his nieces and nephews. He was an avid and loyal Minnesota Vikings fan and an Iowa State fan. He loved spending time with his two grandsons and attending their activities.
Daryl’s family would like memorials to be made to the Rabiner Treatment Center for at-risk adolescent boys aged 12-18.