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1964 David 2011

David G. Ewoldt

October 22, 1964 — November 3, 2011


October 22, 1964
Cherokee, Iowa

November 3, 2011
St. Louis, Missouri

10:30 A.M. Saturday, November 12, 2011
First Presbyterian Church; Paullina, Iowa
Rev. Andrew Hilla ~ Officiating

Visitation will be after 3 P.M. Friday with the family present from 5 to 7 P.M. Friday at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.

“Holy, Holy, Holy” with Largo by Dvorak
Pianist: Matthew Safley
CD ~ “The Long and Winding Road”
“Precious Lord, Take My Hand”
Sung by: Jack Grosvenor
Accompanied by: Kay Grosvenor
“For All The Saints”
Organist: Barb Wells

Bill Safley Dick Keyser
Bruce Ewoldt Robert Ewoldt
Jeffrey Ewoldt Jan Henry Melhus
Kirby Soderberg Brian Feltman
John Grosvenor Tom Johannsen
Jeff Johnson Mark Brown

Prairie View Cemetery
Paullina, Iowa

Memorials may be directed to the family.

After the today’s service, relatives and friends are invited
to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

Arrangements under the care of the
Eldridge Family Funeral Home of Paullina


David Glen Ewoldt, son of Roy (deceased) and Marilyn (Hedin) Ewoldt was born October 22, 1964 in Cherokee, Iowa. Two sisters, Laurie and Holli, and one brother, Bill welcomed him home. He was educated in the Paullina schools, excelling in music, and graduated from high school May, 1983. David attended Iowa State College at Ames, Iowa, majoring in Business Administration and Telecommunicate Arts. He was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho, honorary Arts fraternity. He also continued an interest in food preparation, begun as a young boy-fixing Sunday omelets for Mom and Dad and working for Jack and Kay Grosvenor at the Martin House. In college, Dave worked for Minsky’s Pizza in Nevada, Iowa and continued after college, eventually becoming the restaurant’s manager.
In 2000, Dave left Iowa, and moved to St. Louis, Mo. He was employed by a commercial cleaning business until 2009. In March, 2010, he began classes at L’ Ecole
Culinaire in St. Louis and in August, 2011, graduated with high honors and as the class ambassador. A trip to Italy with his classmates, leaving November 9, and a job as a chef was in the future. Unfortunately, health complications arose and he died November 3, 2011 in St. Louis reaching the age of 47 years and 11 days.
David was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Paullina.
He is survived by his mother, Marilyn of Paullina; sister, Holli Safley and her husband, Bill of Peterson, Iowa; AFS brother, Jan Henry Melhus, brother-in-law, Dick Keyser of Houston, Texas; Aunt, JoAnn and Uncle, James Ewoldt; nieces, Dr. Allison Keyser, Kristen Meinzer, Melissa Ewoldt and Erin Safley; and nephews, Roy W. Ewoldt, Matthew Safley and Derek Meinzer; Vernon Jackson and his family; other cousins and friends; L’Ecole Culinaire classmates, and rescue dog Boston Terrier, Izzy.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roy, sister, Laurie Keyser, brother, Bill Ewoldt, and his grandparents, William and Cliffie Ewoldt and Clarence and Margaret Hedin.
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