Clear Lake- Chris Alan Templeton, 61 of Clear Lake, Iowa, passed away on August 15, 2022.
Visitation with be held 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2022, at Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 310 1st Ave. North, Clear Lake, Iowa 50428.
A funeral service for Chris will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 19th , 2022, at Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 310 1st Ave. North, Clear Lake, IA, with Mark Doebel officiating. Burial will be in the Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to One Vision an organization the Templeton family feels strongly about.
Chris was born on April 30, 1961, to Joseph and Francis (Beringer) Templeton in Mason City, Iowa. Chris graduated from Clear Lake High School in the class of 1979. After graduation, Chris worked in construction, farming, and painting. Chris’s work includes painting the giant ice cream cone at the South Shore Sweet Spot ice cream shop.
Chris enjoyed fishing, golfing, cribbage, playing basketball at Zion Lutheran Church, and was always ready to lend a helping hand to family or friends in need.
One of Chris’s inspiring moments was being invited by the David Letterman Show to audition in New York City for an opportunity to be on the show. Unfortunately, Chris was not selected to be on the show but enjoyed an experience of a lifetime.
He is survived by brothers Steve Templeton (Lisa), Greg Templeton, sister Susan Templeton and sister-in-law April Templeton. Nephews Alex Templeton (Nicole), Jacob Frieden-Templeton, William Frieden-Templeton, and niece Allison (Templeton) Dalton and husband Tommy Dalton, and great nephew Cole Dalton.
Chris was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Templeton, Francis Templeton, and brother Terry Templeton.
Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 310 1st Ave. North, Clear Lake, Iowa 50428. 641-357-2193 www.colonialchapels.com