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Carmen David

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Carmen David

Carmen Sylvia David passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at The Village, Indianola, IA near her son. Carmen was born in Hurley, SD where she attended school. She graduated from Okabena High School (MN) as valedictorian.

Carmen was united in marriage to Mervin R. David on April 28, 1951, in Sioux Falls, SD. In 1951 Carmen received her ADA certification as a dental assistant and worked with Dr. H.C. Peterson (Sr. and Jr.) in Sioux Falls as a dental assistant and Office Manager for over 60 years. The David family moved to Madison, SD, in 1958, returning to Sioux Falls in 1978.

Mervin passed away in August, 1996. Carmen remained in Sioux Falls and was active at First Lutheran Church, Daughters of the Nile, Eastern Star and the VA along with many other charities. She was a very social lady who made numerous friends throughout the state and beyond. Carmen was very proud of her Danish heritage and always on the go!

Grateful for having shared her life are her son, Mark (Jo) David, Indianola, IA; son in law, David Neagle, Great Falls, MT; grandchildren, Sarah (Michael) Easter, Kaila (Robb) Lambrecht, Eric Haffeman, Carson (Katie) Neagle; along with many other relatives and friends.

Carmen was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Gladys (Crary) Ohlsen; husband, MR David; brother, Clarence Ohlsen; and daughter, Mary Stelle David Neagle.

Visitation will be held August 21, 2015 beginning at 12pm. Family will be present from 4 to 6pm, Miller Funeral Home, 507 South Main Avenue. A funeral service will be held at 1pm, Saturday, August 22, 2015, at First Lutheran Church with burial following at Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be given to First Lutheran Church or Mark David in memory of Carmen.


Published in The Argus Leader on Aug. 19, 2015
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