The Free Press, Mankato, MN

April 12, 2013

David R. 'Dave' Durham


—   David Richard "Dave" Durham, age 41, of St. Peter, died April 11, 2013, at the Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato.

 Memorial Service will be held at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Jesus Assembly of God with Rev. Greg Stone officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date.  Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m., until the time of the service at the church.  St. Peter Funeral Home-Klein Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.

 David Richard was born January 22, 1972, to Marion Gerald and Mary Louis (Lamson) Durham.  He graduated from Park Center High School in 1991.  Dave made his home in St. Peter.  He was a member of The Power Up Clubhouse and a very active member of Jesus Assembly of God.  Dave enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and friends.  His biggest enjoyment was the activities at church.  Dave will always be remembered for his smiles and joking around.

 Dave is survived by his children:  Amadeus (Amanda) and Royal; his aunts: Patricia Ricci, Vicki Humphrey and Uncle Ed Lamson; cousins: Matt Ricci, Mary Beth Blomgren, Mary Pat German, Apryl and Zak Humphrey, and George and Doris Lamson; Dave is also survived by his adopted family of Meredith McLaughlin and her family: Michael (Kimberly) Bidwell and their children: Sereen and Jake; Darwin (Kendra) Mohlenbrock and their children: Casi, Christopher and Elizabeth, Dan (Josee) Bidwell and their children: Alex, Skyler and Jesse, Joe (Nicole) Bidwell and their children: Miranda and Rowan; Anthony (Kaitie) Risk and their children: Dominic, Jayden and Gabriel; special friend, Kerry Olsen; and his cats, Jazzmynn.

 Dave was preceded in death by his parents; uncle, George Lamson; and his cat Jasper.