David Artman

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David Artman

David J. Artman born on October 14, 1942 passed away after a brief Illness on Sunday, October 8, 2017 surrounded by his wife and children.

David was born in Mount Clemens, Michigan to the late John M. and Erma Anthony Artman. David served in the Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1964. He entered the construction industry where he thrived until his retirement in 2010. His work took him to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Virginia, and Indiana before settling in Rio Rancho, NM.

He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend. Everyone will remember him for his dry sense of humor, commitment to his beliefs and support of the community. He enjoyed traveling the US with wife, was an avid photographer capturing beautiful images of his travels to share with family and friends. He will be forever missed, but his spirit and love will stay with all who knew him.

He leaves behind his wife, Donna; children, Barbara (Monty), Patricia (Frank), Christopher (Deena) Lynea, Douglas (Melissa); grandchildren, Cecilia, Jonathan, and Jackson, whom he all adored. In addition, are his brother Dennis; nieces, Renee and Danielle, numerous cousins who he enjoyed spending time with during his travels.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Watermelon Mountain Ranch


or the Wounded Warrior Project


To view information or leave a condolence, please visit


Daniels Family Funeral Services

4310 Sara Road SE

Rio Rancho, NM 87124


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Daniels Family Funeral Services, Sara Chapel
4310 Sara Road SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 892-9920
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Oct. 22, 2017
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