Adam Riley King

May 25, 1994 ~ February 9, 2020 (age 25)


Adam Riley King


Adam R. King, 25 of Keewatin passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 in the

comfort of his own home with his parents, and Sister Heidi at his side, after losing his

cancer battle with Glioblastoma. He was born May 25, 1994 to William “Bill” and Gina

(Calaguire) King in Hibbing, MN. After graduating from Nashwauk High School in

2012, Adam attended UMD, earning a Bachelors’ Degree in Mathematics. He was

currently teaching at Deer River High School as a math teacher.


Adam loved baseball, hunting ducks and geese, bear hunting with his dad, and the

hunting trips to Manitoba Canada. He loved spending time with his family on their many

trips to Florida. Adam enjoyed riding rollercoasters with his best friends, snowboarding,

wakeboarding, and especially being with his sister. Adam loved all professional sports,

especially the Minnesota Vikings, Twins, and the Wild.


Adam is survived by his parents, William and Gina King, Keewatin, MN, sisters,

Heidi (Rudy) King-Beck, Andover MN, Lauren King and Elizabeth King, both of

Hibbing, maternal grandparents, Joe and Betty Calaguire, Nashwauk, MN, paternal

grandmother, Joanne King, Grand Rapids, MN, special Godmother, Auntie Bobbie

of Mankato, MN, many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, Jaci and Emma Koppes, and his

nephew, Austin Glad. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Harold

“Shorty” King, Warba, MN.


Funeral services for Adam will be 11:00 am, Friday, February 14, 2020 at St.

Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Nashwauk, MN. The Rev. Fr. Thomas Galarneault will

officiate. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm, Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Dougherty

Funeral Home in Hibbing. The visitation will then continue one hour prior to the funeral

service at the church on Friday. A private interment will be held in Maple Hill Cemetery

of Hibbing at a later date. Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of



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February 13, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing
2615 First Avenue
Hibbing, MN 55746

February 14, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Cecilia's Catholic Church
326 2nd Street
Nashwauk, Minnesota 55769

Funeral Service
February 14, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Cecilia's Catholic Church
326 2nd Street
Nashwauk, Minnesota 55769

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