David E. Gutshall went home to the Lord on September 1, 2017 at 5:43 p.m. surrounded by his loving wife and children. David was born in Beloit, Wisconsin on April 7, 1946 to Katherine and Robert Gutshall. He lived most of his life in Rockford, IL but moved to Webster City IA in 2007.
Graduated from Rockford School of Practical Nursing in 1984 where he met the love of his life, Wendy Covert. David and Wendy were married October 20th, 1984 at the nursing home in which Wendy worked at the time in Rockford Il. David was employed by staffing agency at various hospitals and nursing facilities.
David is survived by his wife, Wendy whom David referred to as "the love of his life". His children Melissa (Chris) Miller, David C. Gutshall (fiancé Jenni Caruth) and 'adopted son' Jake Carlson as well as close family friend Jackie Peterson. Grandchildren Annie and James Gutshall, Logan and Zoey Miller.
Predeceased by stillborn son Steven D. Gutshall and parents.
The family wishes to thank Southfield Wellness Community for their outstanding care. of David and his family.
A celebration of David's life Saturday, September 09 @10 a.m. First Baptist Church 543 Division St. Webster City, Ia with Pastor Patrick officiating. The family requests that people wear casual, colorful clothing to the service.
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