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“Words cannot express our deepest sympathy. The devotion of your family provided such comfort to Dave. He "lightened up" all around him and was a...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Kathy and Bob Roylance - Swansea, IL

“Bonnie & Family,Our prayers are with you and know Dave is in a better place now. Sorry that we cannot make it but you are all in God's hands. We know...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Don Jones - Belleville, IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. Sending a bunch of love from the entire crew at Arcade! ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“I worked at the YMCA when Dave was on the Board. He was a very good friend to me when I was going through a difficult period in my life. I am so...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Sue Ellen Carpenter - Crest Hill, IL

“Bonnie and kids....so sorry for your loss. I know Dave would take this as a complement..... he was a real character! I'm still upset that I missed...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Dan and Theresa Juenger - Ofallon, MO

“David sat in front of me for four years of high school at Conneaut High School.I always enjoyed his sense of humor. He was a friendly person. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Russo Ulbrich - Conneaut, OH

David was born on October 1, 1936 and passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

David was a resident of O'Fallon, Illinois at the time of passing.

David was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, and was a Member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church serving on many committees of the church.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 South Lincoln Avenue, O'Fallon, IL 62269 and from 10:00 am - 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church 1200 Moreland Dr. Belleville, IL 62223. Funeral services will be held at St. Matthew United Methodist Church 1200 Moreland Dr. Belleville, IL 62223 at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 with Rev. Robert Souders and Rev. Larry Patton officiating. Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan, St. Louis, MO on Wednesday August 16th at 9:00 am with full military honors.

He is survived by his wife Bonnie Ann Runner nee Hempen; 3 children, Mark D. (Carla) Runner of O'Fallon, IL; Terri Marlow of O'Fallon, IL, Dodi (Quin) Netzel of Jacksonville, FL, brother; Joe (Pat) Runner of Tiverton, RI, 7 grandchildren; Jordan Runner, Angela Torres, Jesse Torres, Ashleigh Loehring, Allyson Defosset, Max Netzel, Olivia Netzel, 7 great-grandchildren; Luna Runner, Lucas Torres, Emily Torres, Jackson Warner, Jack Loehring, Evan Holland, Parker Loehring Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association www.alz.org/donate or St. Matthew United Methodist Church 1200 Moreland Dr. Belleville, IL 62223 www.stmatthewumc.org.