David L. Schaap (1938 - 2019)

  • "Love you big guy ! You will still be the best great..."
    - Kenny Monceaux
  • "Big Dave's fellow Teamsters and Lucky drivers pass on our..."
    - Richard Felt
  • "My husband is completely devastated over the loss of his..."
    - Grace Velasquez
  • "Oh, my gosh, how we miss you!!! You had the sweetest &..."
    - Ted & Rita Baur
  • "Big Dave will be missed by so many'best friends' at CalFit...."
    - Renee Bernard

"Big Dave", passed peacefully on January 1, 2019 at the age of 80. David was born on April 19, 1938 to Richard and Alice Schaap in Sacramento, CA. In 1959, David married the love of his life and best friend Margaret. He is survived by Margaret, his two beloved sons David (Kathleen) and Greg, his two loving grandchildren Andrew and Megan (Kenny) and his adorable dog Max. He is also survived his loving sister Marge (Art), his brother Dan (Katie), his cousin Carollee, his sister-in-law Ernestine (David), many nieces, nephews, and friends. David graduated from Elk Grove High School, class of 1956. During school, he started working at Hite's Dairy in Sacramento, where he later became co-owner. Following his time at the dairy, he worked as a truck driver for Lucky's stores, where he eventually retired over twenty years later. A memorial service will be officiated by Rev. Eduino Silveira at 10AM on Saturday, January 19th, at the East Lawn Mortuary, 9189 E. Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital, the Sacramento SPCA, the , or Project Ride. His family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. Jonathan Hartman, Dr. Paul Akins, and all the staff at Kaiser Morse Avenue in the Neuro ICU for the excellent care given to David.
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East Lawn Elk Grove
9189 Stockton Boulevard
Elk Grove, CA 95624
(916) 732-2031
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Published in The Sacramento Bee on Jan. 13, 2019
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