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David P. Workman, 63

David Paul Workman, age 63, of Cokato, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.

He was born Dec. 13, 1953, in Cokato, to Donald and Elaine Workman.

David was brought up in the Christian faith in the Howard Lake area.

He graduated from Howard Lake High School in 1972.

David was united in marriage to Betty Mahlstedt Feb. 14, 1975. This union was blessed with the birth of a son, Nicholas.

David worked 23 years at Mid-Am in Winsted, and 17 years at Randy’s Environmental Services in Delano. He retired early do to a cancer diagnosis in 2014.

David was an avid reader, loved woodworking and remodeling, as well as quilting and needle craft. He enjoyed cooking, baking, and canning. He especially enjoyed camping and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Joyce.

David is survived by his wife, Betty; son, Nicholas and his wife, Julie; grandchildren, Taylor, Jessica, Isaac, Aimee, and Ryker Workman; and siblings Judith (BJ) Segal, Jim (Rosemarie) Workman, Richard (Katherine) Workman, Robert (Deborah) Workman, Daniel Workman, Patrick (Sheri) Workman, Timothy (Barbara) Workman, and Pamela Workman.

A celebration of David’s life took place Thursday, Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Howard Lake, with a gathering of family and friends from 3 to 5 p.m. at the church. Arrangements were with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Howard Lake; www.swansonpeterson.com.

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