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Monday, April 9th, 2007
David Bigelow
David E. Bigelow, 74, of Rockford, died April 6, 2007, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 14, 1933, in St. Marys, to Elwood and Gustie Barnes Bigelow.
Surviving are two sons, Bruce (Marina), Van Wert, and James (Lita), Columbus; five daughters, Karin (Pete) DeLaurentis, Columbus, Barbara Peggs, Montezuma, Laurie (Larry) Feltz, Maria Stein, Sarah (Christopher) Thorn, Perrysburg, and Rebekah Yakubovitch, Corbin, Ky.; a daughter-in-law, Rita, St. Marys; three brothers, Jerry, Rockford, Richard (Willa), Sweetwater, Tenn., and Rex (Jan), Troy; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Douglas.
He retired from General Telephone Company and had retired in 2006 from the village of Rockford. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, a member of Praise Point United Brethren Church, Willshire, and the National Rifle Association.
Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Mark Rutlegde officiating. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to ketchamripleyfh@earthlink.net.
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