Obit: Capelle, David D. (1956 – 1998)

Provided by: Ardith (Schwarze) Fischer

Surnames: Capelle, Zimmerman, Kahn, Dana, Taves, Stubb, Herbrand, Pagelow, Vogel, Gunn, Faulkner, Snell, Hudd

Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) Sep 1998

(Note: Buried at Loyal Lutheran Cemetery)

Capelle, David D. (22 APR 1956 – 2 SEP 1998)

LOYAL – David D. Capelle, age 42, of Loyal (Clark Co., Wis.) and Eau Claire, died at 10:27 a.m. September 2, `998, at St. Joseph's Hospital Emergency Room in Marshfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Loyal. The Rev. Daniel Zimmerman will officiate. Pallbearers will be Tom Kahn, Rick Dana, Bill Taves, Dave Stubb, Richard Dana and Dan Herbrand.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rinka Funeral Home in Loyal.

David Dale Capelle was born April 22, 1956 in Marshfield to Delmer and Violet (nee Pagelow) Capelle. He was raised in Loyal on his family farm, and graduated from Loyal High School in 1974. He then attended the University of Wisconsin, River Falls and graduated in 1978 with a degree in Agricultural Education and Animal Science. In June 1979 he married Linda Vogel and they were later divorced.

He farmed part time with his father and was employed at M.A.B.C. Select Sires. Later he managed the D.H.I.A. Lab in Colby until becoming employed by Ag. Source in Verona as a sales representative for the past three years. On January 9, 1998 he married Phyllis Gunn in Chippewa Falls.

David was a volunteer for Heifer Project International for 10 years and was involved with 4-H work as a member, leader, and currently served as president of Clark County 4-H Leaders Federation. He also chaperoned Clark County 4-H members to the state fair for the past several years and worked in the show ring. He enjoyed working with cattle and working with young people.

David was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Loyal, where he taught Sunday school for several years and served on the church council. David will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Capelle of Eau Claire; parents, Delmer and Violet Capelle of Loyal; daughter, Dalynn Capelle of Loyal; step-son, Zachery Falkner of Eau Claire; brother, Larry (Nancy) Capelle of King George, Virginia; two sisters, Linda (Bill) Snell of key West, Florida, and Debbie (Doug) Hyde of Menomonie; two sisters-in-law, Barbara (Bill) Taves and Chris (Richard) Dana, all of Eau Claire; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many many friend.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials be given to Clark County 4-H or Clark County Humane Society.




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