Passed away peacefully at his home in Elmira on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at the age of 79 after a short battle with sarcoma cancer.
Beloved husband for 49 years of Gloria (Kraemer). Dear brother of John (Sharon) Schoenhals, Judy Bierman, Susan (Don) Wieck, and brother-in-law of Gerard (Deb) Kraemer, Dan (Judy) Kraemer, and Jo Kraemer.
David is lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Earl and Margaret Schoenhals, in-laws Thomas and Rita (Foerster) Kraemer, and brothers-in-law Dennis Kraemer and Frank Kraemer.
David was a 30 year employee of the Kitchener Fire Department, also a longtime, active member of St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira.
At Dave’s request, cremation has taken place. A memorial visitation and service will be held at a later date.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to Woolwich Food Bank or St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira would be appreciated and may be placed through the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira.
To donate direct, please send cheques or donate online to the charity listed below. Call us at the funeral home, 519-669-2207 and we will place a card to the family (as always, we still accept cash or cheque at the funeral home).
Established in 1905 by Christian Dreisinger, the Dreisinger Funeral Home has been committed to serving Elmira and surrounding area with the care and attention only an independent family funeral home can provide.