David Philip Shadle
David Philip Shadle
  • December 16, 1955 - April 9, 2016
  • Marengo, Illinois

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David P. Shadle, 60, of Marengo passed away on April 9, 2016 surrounded by his family.
He was born December 16, 1955 in Belvidere, IL to Philip and Florence (Hopp) Shadle. On June 21, 1986 he married Denise Oblinger.
Dave was an honest and hardworking man. He worked at Meyer Material for over 20 years and then owned and operated RainbowSoft Water Softener Company for 16 years. Most recently he worked in sales and services for Mr. Goodwater, Inc.
Dave enjoyed golfing with friends, hunting when he was younger with his brothers, and playing Pinochle at family gatherings. He liked watching Sherlock Holmes, Mysteries and Old Western movies. Most of all Dave enjoyed spending quality time with his family and friends. He was known for his kind smile, warm heart and generous personality. To many he was known by his nickname "Shades". Dave was always having a good time and enjoyed his life.
Dave is survived by, his wife, Denise; his children, Nicole Shadle and Benjamin Shadle; his granddaughter, Leanne; his brother, Thomas Shadle; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Carol, Kathy, Daniel, and Peter and his beloved dog Harley.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8pm on Friday, April 15 at Marengo-Union Funeral Home, 505 E. Grant Hwy., Marengo.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
For information call the funeral home at 815-568-8131. Online condolences may be made at www.marengo-unionfuneralhome.com.