Panman, David Teun 09/17/1922 ~ 12/24/2013 SAN MARCOS -- David Panman, 91, was born in Holwerd, Holland and passed away on December 24, 2013 in Escondido, CA. After surviving the Nazi occupation of Holland in WWII, he was sponsored by his aunt and uncle, Mr. & Mrs. Willem Panman, to come to the United States in 1946. Since 1950, he has lived in California. David had been a classroom teacher in the Carlsbad Unified School District for 30 years. After retirement, he enjoyed playing music and leisure activities including rebuilding/ restoring pianos. He is survived by Viola, his wife of 55 years; daughter, Phyllis Watson of Oceanside; grandsons, Aaron Watson and Jonathan Watson of Oceanside; and nieces, and nephews in Holland. A Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m., on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1943 California St., Oceanside, CA 92054.
Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on Jan. 5, 2014.