LAKEVILLE - Private family services for David Roland Eggestein, 61, of Lakeville, Minn., formerly of Fairmont, Minn., will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at the Lake Crystal Cemetery in Lake Crystal, Minn. David passed away due to complications from pneumonia and cardiac arrest, Thursday, August 2, 2012, at the VA Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn.
David Roland Eggestein was born March 2, 1951, in Minneapolis, Minn. As a young boy, the family moved to Fairmont where he attended William Budd Elementary School and later graduated from Fairmont High School. David was confirmed at the Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Following his education, David attended Drafting School and later enlisted with the United States Army. David was united in marriage to Janil Prusse. He will be greatly missed by all those whose lives he touched.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Janil Prusse Eggestein of Lakeville, Minn.; mother, Betty Rettke and her husband, Ed of Fairmont, Minn.; sister, Barbara Elliott and her husband, Stephen and their children, Tom and Kandi; step-brother, Robert Rettke and his family; one granddaughter; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
David is preceded in death by a son, David Jeremy Eggestein; brother, Rodger Eggestein; and his paternal and maternal grandparents.
The family requests memorial be given in David's name to the Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont.