David Dzubay, 68David John Dzubay, 68, died October 12, 2009 at Knute Nelson in Alexandria.
David John Dzubay, 68, died October 12, 2009 at Knute Nelson in Alexandria.
David was born March 31, 1941 in Minneapolis to Andrew and Evelyn (Olson) Dzubay. He graduated in 1959 from Edison High School in Minneapolis. David then attended the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology for five years and earned a degree in electrical engineering.
David was united in marriage to Janet Brady on August 24, 1963 at Salem English Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. To this union the couple was blessed with two children, Jim and Christine. David went to work and worked all 35 years and retired from Lockheed Martin out of Eagan. After his retirement in 1999, David and Janet moved to Alexandria where they lived on the lake, and where David got to spend his time outdoors and fishing.
David enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, gardening, feeding the birds, golfing and traveling. The highlight of the summer was going to the 4th of July race at the Viking Speedway. He also enjoyed attending and listening to the Twins and Gophers games and especially his grandsons’ sporting events. He was an avid reader and enjoyed listening to barbershop and gospel music.
He is survived by his loving wife, Janet, of Alexandria; son, Jim (Linda) Dzubay of St. Michael; daughter, Christine (Craig) Cole of Lakeville; four grandsons, Alex, Justin, Brendan and Jacob; brother, Philip (Ranee) Dzubay of North Branch; brother-in-law, Bruce (Maureen) Brady of Eden Prairie; five nieces and two nephews.
David was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Evelyn.
A celebration of life service was held on Thursday, October 15 at Hosanna! Lutheran Church in Lakeville with the Rev. Rol Boyce officiating. Honorary urn bearers were David’s grandsons, Alex Cole, Justin Dzubay, Brendan Cole and Jacob Dzubay.
Gifts in memory of David Dzubay can be made to the Mayo Clinic Multiple Myeloma Research Program or the Evangelical Covenant Church in Alexandria.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.
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