David I. Dunwoody, age 72, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on September 11th, 2013

DAVID I. DUNWOODY, age 72, of Lombard, died September 9 at his home surrounded by his family.

Memorial Gathering and Service will be held Saturday, September 14 at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard, with gathering from 10 AM to 1:00 PM and Service at 11:00 AM.  Burial of cremains Monday, September 16 at 10 AM at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

Mr. Dunwoody is survived by his wife, Mary Sue, nee Scott; his sons, David M. (Wini) Dunwoody, Kurt Dunwoody, and David (Micki) Wanto; his daughter, Tricia (Dennis) Donovan; six grandchildren, Lynn Donovan, Nicholas Donovan, Kelsey Donovan, Erin Donovan, Nicholas Dunwoody, and Alex Dunwoody; and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Dunwoody is preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon L. Wanto; his sister, Joslyn Wending; his brother, Karl Dunwoody; and his parents, William and Frances Dunwoody.

David was a resident of Lombard since 1973.  He was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963 as Private First Class Marksman and transport.  David was married to Mary Sue on July 22, 1978 and they celebrated 35 years of marriage.  He served for 12 years as a Lombard Fire Fighter and Paramedic.  He was the 4th full-time hired non-volunteer for Lombard serving from 1973 to 1985.  David was a fixer of many things and was an avid golfer.  He was the owner of Woody’s Decorating.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the CJD Foundation, 341 W 38th Street, New York, New York 10018 or the American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers, Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181 would be appreciated.

 

2 Comments so far ↓

  1. Denise Pomcher says:

    My prayers are with you. Dave was a kind and thoughtful man.

  2. Bob Sisley says:

    Dave helped teach me how to be a professional firefighter in the early 80’s. He made a positive impression on me, as well as many others. Rest in peace Dave.

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