David Wayne Stuver, age 75, a Janesville resident for the last 20 years, originally from Delavan-Darien, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018 after suffering an acute illness. Dave was born May 30, 1943 in Elkhorn, WI, the son of the late William and Marguerite (Sawyer) Stuver-McKinney.
He grew up in Darien, WI and attended Delavan-Darien High School, class of 1961. David served in the Navy from 1960-1964; traveling all over the Mediterranean, earning his GED while in the service. After returning from the Navy, Dave drove a dump truck at Thorpe and Madison. He then went to work for the Delavan township road crew. Lastly, he worked at Sta-Rite; retiring after 38 years.
Dave had a passion for his sports and cars. He loved to drive all over the countryside; stopping to visit along the way. He very much enjoyed spending his winters in Texas with friends. He also loved his family and is survived by his daughters, Lori (Tim) Klade, Lana (Victor) Castro, and Lisa (Manuel Gonzalez) Stuver; his seven grandchildren, Timothy, Joshua, Kristin, Ben, Jeremiah, Gabriela, and Nico; six great grandchildren; and his niece and nephew. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Lance; a sister, Carol (Wepking); a brother, Larry; two cousins, Richard and Robert Sawyer; and his stepfather, Robert McKinney.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. with a Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Monroe Funeral Home, 604 E. Walworth Ave in Delavan, with a luncheon at Greenies following the service.
Dave’s family would like to extend their thanks and appreciation to MercyHealth Hospital, LifeCare, Golden Years, and St. Croix Hospice.