David WolfePublished 9:56pm Thursday, October 25, 2012
Born: Dec. 27, 1930
Died: Oct. 20, 2012
He was born Dec. 27, 1930, in Detroit to Alan and Grace (Radebaugh) Wolfe.
He married Betty Anne Mausteller on Dec. 26, 1953, in East Lansing in the Michigan State University Chapel. She preceded him in death.
David earned a master’s degree in horticulture from Michigan State and worked with fruit growers as a chemical sales representative for Uniroyal.
David loved nature and trees and was an avid flower gardener all his life. He had a way with animals and loved birds, horses, cats and dogs — most especially his beloved dog “Bernie,” who was with him when he died.
David had a taste for adventure and when his wife was alive they spent much time in the Caribbean, living for some years on St. John in the Virgin Islands.
David was a loving husband and father who enjoyed helping his wife and children with their projects.
He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
David is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sherrie Wolfe and Michael DePaul of Cassopolis; one son and daughter-in-law, John Alan and Cheryl Wolfe of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and one brother and sister-in-law, Philip and Edie Wolfe of Hilton Head, S.C.
There will be a private remembrance for immediate family. In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s name may be made to: Arbor Day Foundation, 211 N. 12th St., Lincoln, Neb. 68508. Please mention in memory of David Wolfe with your gift.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Online condolences may be posted at wagnercares.com.