David Grunwald (2000 - 2016)

Obituary
  • "Thinking of you"
    - Cindy
  • "Rest In Peace young soul"
    - Jessi
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    - Cindy Dayton
  • "We miss you at school"
  • "Hugs to you in heavan"
    - Cindy Dayton

David Benjamin Grunwald, 16, passed away in Palmer, Alaska, on Nov. 13, 2016. David was born on Jan 8, 2000 at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska to Benjamin J. Grunwald and Edith M. Grunwald.
A private funeral service will be held with Pastor Michael Hull officiating. David will be laid to rest at Ft. Richardson National Cemetery on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.
His family wrote: "David was a loving son and a faithful companion. He was truthful, loyal and reverent. He had an intelligent sense of humor, loved life and looked forward to his future. David was comfortable around adults and confident. He was always able to look ahead when building his complex Legos, flying his RC airplane and gaming. David was free and genuine telling his mom and dad, 'I love you.' He adored his mom: 'You're the best mom ever.' He wrote an essay in school about some of his favorite memories with his father and looking forward to making more. He accepted Jesus as his Savior."
David attended 11th grade at Mat-Su Career and Tech High School, 9th and 10th grade at Colony High School, 7th and 8th grade at Academy Charter, and Anchorage Christian School and Home School for elementary school. David also spent the 1st grade at Alabama Christian Academy while his mom was at Air War College.
David attended Bible study at Valley Baptist Tabernacle in Palmer. He attended Aviation and Space Camp each summer, ending with Mach III, 2016. David attended Solid Rock Bible Camp each summer, ending with Wake Boarding, 2016.
David enjoyed engineering, computers, downhill skiing, airplanes, God, family, Victoria, friends, RC airplanes and cars/trucks, took 1st flight lesson in a Cessna 172, fishing and his education.
David was survived by his parents, Benjamin J. Grunwald and Edith M. Grunwald; brother, Donald; and his sister, Patricia.
Memorial bequests: Donate in memory of David Grunwald to Victims for Justice, http://www.victimsforjustice.net/ or Victims for Justice, 1057 West Fireweed Lane, Suite 101, Anchorage, AK 99503.
Arrangements are with Janssen's Mat-Su Funeral Home.
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Published in Anchorage Daily News on Dec. 11, 2016