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Herb King

March 15, 1954-Oct. 14, 2012

October 16, 2012
Minot Daily News

Herb King, 58, Minot, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Trinity Hospital in Minot.

Herbert Alan King was born March 15, 1954, the son of Herbert C. and Lois (Hennessy) King, in Minot. He was raised and attended school in Minot.

Herb was once married to Shelly Selberg. They made their home in the Denver, Colo., area. He remained a close supportive friend until the time of her death.

Herb was a prominent longtime businessman in the window tinting business. He built businesses in the Denver area, as well as in Carson City, Nev., and Scottsdale, Ariz.

He moved back to Minot in 1995, where he owned and operated American Window Tinting for the past 17 years. He obtained his aviation training at Westminster College, Westminster, Colo. He was an avid pilot, flying his Piper Cherokee, and made many trips to Page, Ariz., to window tint. He was a member of the Dakota Territory Air Museum, Minot.

He enjoyed target shooting, gun collecting, restoring muscle cars, and working on his own airplane engine. He had a love for the wildlife, and would provide food for the deer, turkeys and pheasants that lived on his land.

Surviving family includes: mother, Lois (Warren) Olson, Minot; sister, Maureen (Laurel) Anderson, Chandler, Ariz.; brother, Dan (Sandy) King, Phoenix, Ariz.; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins; as well as a dear friend, Dewey Block, Minot.

Herb was preceded in death by his father, Herb; and sister, Cheryl (Bernard) Dyste.

Mass of Christian Burial: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, 10:30 a.m., at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Minot.

Interment: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

Visitation: There will be no reviewal, but friends may sign the register today, Oct. 16, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to an organization of the donor's choice.

Those wishing to sign the online register and share memories may access the online obituaries section at (



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