|10/9/2012 12:40:00 PM|
David W. Gothier
David W. Gothier, 51, of South Haven died Monday, October 1, 2012.
Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 5, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Kimball with Rev. Dave Milz officiating.
He is survived by his wife Patty of South Haven; father William Gothier of Yountville, Calif.; daughter Alicia Gothier of California; step-daughters Michelle (Clyde) Marquette of South Haven, Amanda Wittenberg of South Haven; mother-in-law Eva Smith of Kimball; brothers and sisters Gregory (Irene) of St. Cloud, Susan (Curt) Odden of Clear Lake, Lisa (Scott) Holen of Watertown, Patty (Troy) Veitenheimer of Bloomington, Rick of St. Cloud, Mike of St. Cloud, Tom of St. Cloud, Tim (Jen) of Fergus Falls, Robert of St. Cloud. David adored his four grandsons Adam, Levi, Nathan and Ethan Marquette.
He was preceded in death by his mother Margaret; brother Gary; nephew Christopher; and father-in-law Sherrill Smith.
David William Gothier was born Dec. 30, 1960, in Minneapolis to William E. and Margaret E. (Gillespie) Gothier. He graduated from Kimball High School with the Class of 1978. On Sept. 28, 2007, David was united in marriage to Patty Smith. He has worked for Malco Products for 35 years currently as a plant superintendent. He was a member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. David enjoyed fishing, golfing, shooting pool, playing cards (Davey Vegas), all sports, especially the Minnesota Vikings and the outdoors. His warmth and humor will always be deeply remembered by all family and friends.
Pallbearers: Mitchell, Mathew, Adam and Rick Gothier, Jeff Smith, and Clyde Marquette. Honorary pallbearer: Terry Smith. Music: Lynn Hoff and Jenny Wudtke.
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