David R. Guth

David R. Guth

IRON MOUNTAIN — David R. Guth, 76, Kingsford, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, at D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.

He was born Aug. 16, 1942, in Three Lakes, Wis., son of the late Edward and Margaret (Orr) Guth. David served in the U.S. Air Force for eight years. After he was honorably discharged from the service, David relocated back to the Iron Mountain area. He married Linda Scott on Aug. 12, 1962, in Missouri.

David worked for Grede Foundry in Kingsford for numerous years before retiring in 2006.

David enjoyed coffee, carpentry, woodworking, and the time spent with his family. He was an avid Kingsford Flivvers, Green Bay Packers and Detroit Tigers Fan.

David is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Linda; three sons, Billy (Denise) Guth of Kingsford, David (Sara) Guth of Trippstadt, Germany, and Michael Guth of Iron Mountain; one daughter, Donna (Todd) Kelly of Pembine, Wis.; two brothers, Paul (Sue) Guth of Breitung Township and Rick (Judy) Larson of Breitung Township; one sister, Martha (Tom) Smukowski of Breitung Township; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; best friend auntie, Carol Cootware of Kingsford; numerous foster families; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by one brother, Jim Guth; one sister, Lois Peterson-Maynard; and one brother-in-law, Ray Raiche.

Visitation will be 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at Good Shephard Lutheran Church in Norway.

A memorial celebration will follow at 4 p.m. Saturday at the church. Pastor Michael Longlais will officiate.

Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 1 in Dickinson County Memorial Gardens, Breitung Township.

You may leave a condolence or tribute for David’s family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, to honor David’s legacy of life.