Obituary of Daniel Karleskint

Daniel Joseph Karleskint, age 68, a resident of Fort Scott, KS, died Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at Life Care Center of Osawatomie, Osawatomie, KS.

He was born December 20, 1952, in Fort Scott, KS, to Leo James Karleskint and Alwilla Boyd Karleskint. He graduated from Fort Scott High School.

He was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He married Iris Jarrett on July 15, 1983, in Fort Scott, KS. They had two daughters: Sarah and Molly. He had a daughter, Angie, from a previous marriage. He was a salesman for many years. All who knew Dan knew he was a people person, a storyteller and a jokester.

Dan is survived by wife Iris Karleskint; daughters Sarah Long and husband Ryan and Molly Willow and husband Josh; grandsons Kenneth Perry III and Jareth Long; brother Mark and wife Mary Jo; sisters Marilyn Miller, Barbara Marchant, and Sharon Manahan and husband Glen.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Howard Karleskint, and daughter Angie Perry.

There was cremation.

Elder Greg Brown will officiate memorial services via Zoom at 1:00 PM Sunday, March 14th, viewable at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Saturday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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