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David A. Jeffery – Obituary

Name: David A. Jeffery

Age: 59

Born: 05-12-1955

Died: 06-16-2014

Visitation:
St. Mary Help of Christians Parish Center, St. Augusta

Service:
St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, St. Augusta


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in St. Augusta for David A. Jeffery, age 59 of Clearwater, who passed away at his home on Monday, June 16, 2014. Reverend Robert Rolfes will officiate. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery with military honors.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday and after 9:30 a.m. on Thursday both at the St. Mary Help of Christians Parish Center in St. Augusta. A Prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the parish center. Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

David was born on May 12, 1955 to William and Eva (Hoffarth) Jeffery. He served honorably in the United States Navy. He married Sherri Collett on August 23, 2008 in Clearwater Minnesota. He worked at Ecowater in Woodbury for many years. He also owned and operated Impact Picks for over ten years.

David enjoyed riding his motorcycle, playing music (especially Jazz), and had a special place in his heart for the homeless and supported the Union Gospel Mission Homeless Outreach. He also enjoyed sobriety for over 29 years and was an active member of AA. His greatest treasure was the time spent with his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sherri of Clearwater; children, Nickolaus (Amy) Bitzan of St. Paul, Starsha (Aaron) Froberg of White Bear Lake; grandchildren, Joseph David, John Ruger, William Jeffery; and extended family and dear friends.

David was preceded in death by his parents.

A Special Thank You to all those who have given their love and support to our family during this difficult time.

Guestbook for David A. Jeffery


magical marty
, friend
July 19, 2014, 9:19 pm
I just found out and am to in shock to write much at this point. Blessings to his family and friends.
Pete Doyle
, Childhood Friend
June 18, 2014, 2:23 pm
I will always remember Dave. We started guitar about the same time. Friends when were in the 8th-12th grades. God rest his soul.
Amy
, Daughter in Law
June 17, 2014, 10:26 pm
To all who knew Dave, I am truly sorry for your loss. Dave's love for all people and animals alike was so apparent. Those who knew him knew that he would hand you the shirt off his back if he thought for just one second you needed it. You may also know that there was no difference between family and friends with Dave- everybody was treated as though they were one of his closest relatives. One of my favorite memories of Dave, aside from him strumming on his guitar or filling me in on the news surrounding guitar pick making, took place last July 4th. Nick (Dave’s Son) and I headed to Clearwater to announce to Dave and Sherri that we were expecting their 3rd grandchild. We had no distinct plans on how we were going to announce it, but upon our arrival, Nick and Dave quickly disappeared into his "shop" to discuss how things were coming along with the Pick Business. Sherri and I started food for a BBQ and sat on the deck and visited while the boys were “off playing”. When Dave and Nick returned, Dave said to Sherri, with a huge beaming smile, "I think Amy has something to tell you..." Sherri knew right away- we celebrated and headed to a firework show before heading back to the house to hang out with Grammy and Papa. So many fabulous memories made with you Dave and so sad our adventures together have come to an end. Please know William will hear many many stories of his Papa's greatness throughout his years. Nick, Will and I will forever miss you. Until we meet again all of our love!
Aaron & Cheryl Schlief and family
June 16, 2014, 9:22 pm
Love you guys

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