David Bringle

Thursday, June 25, 2009
David Bringle

Funeral services for Mr. David Bringle, 72, of Spencer, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 25, 2009, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Following the services there will be refreshments served at the Moose Lodge in Spencer.

Mr. Bringle passed away Friday, June 19, 2009, at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Sioux City.

David Lee Bringle, the son of Louby and Cora Marie Hutton Bringle, was born March 25, 1937 in Estherville. His childhood years were spent in Estherville, where he received his education, graduating from Estherville High School. After his schooling he entered the military and served with the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge. He moved to Fort Dodge and later Marshalltown, where he was involved in carpet sales and installation. While in Fort Dodge, he married Barb Meyer in 1968, and to that union, Dan was born. David later moved to Spirit Lake, where he owned a small café.

David married Janet Giese on Aug. 25, 1990 in Spencer. Following their marriage, they lived in Spencer, where he worked at Sid and Sam's as a salesman, and Speidel Flooring until his retirement in 2007, due to his health. David was in a band called, Dale and the Devonaires Band, which was inducted into the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. He has also been a member of the Moose Lodge since 1990. In his last years of failing health, his family was comforted by the care he received by the Vet's Clinic in Spirit Lake.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Mary Gilbert; and an infant son.

David was survived by his wife, Janet of Spencer; a son, Daniel Bringle of Everly; three grandchildren; three sisters: Betty Koos and her husband, Larry of Twin Lakes, Janet Kollasch of Estherville, and Pat Stevens and her husband, Craig of Estherville; one brother, Robert Bringle and his wife, Lonnie of Spirit Lake; three step-daughters: Brenda Adlund and her husband, Brett of Savannah, Ill., Julie Stevens and her husband, Kelly of Primghar, and Valerie Rohwer and her husband, Dean of Sutherland; two stepsons: Rick Giese and his wife, Mary, and Bradley Giese and his wife, Bonnie -- all of Sutherland; 16 step grandchildren; and two great-step grandchildren.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.