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David L. Finnestad
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1947
Death: Oct. 20, 2008

DAVID L. FINNESTAD, 60 BELVIDERE - David L. Finnestad, 60, of Belvidere died Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, in OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center after a sudden illness. Born Dec. 7, 1947, in Belvidere, the son of Burdette and Alice (Barnes) Finnestad. Married Valerie A. Bruce on May 9, 1970, in Belvidere, and after her death, he married Debra Haskins on Feb. 1, 1996, in Las Vegas. David retired from the Chrysler Corp. in October 1996, where he worked for many years. Member of Boone County Saddle Club, Boone County Fire Protection District 2, Boone County Farm Bureau and was a part of the cattle show at the Boone County Fair for 28 years. He enjoyed working with animals, fishing, woodworking and spending time with the kids. David was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Germany from 1967 to 1969. Survivors include wife, Debra; children, Brian (Tommi) Finnestad of Cordova and Angela (Chad) Dickmann of Rochelle; grandson, Kaden Finnestad; sister, Cinda (Chuck) Spotz of Belvidere; brother, Roger (Lois) Finnestad of Beaver Dam, Wis.; and numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and -nephews. Predeceased by parents; and first wife, Valerie. Service at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Kopp, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial in Shattuck's Grove Cemetery. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the funeral home. Memorial will be established in care of David's family. 
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  Valerie A. Bruce Finnestad (1949 - 1989)*
*Calculated relationship
Shattucks Grove Cemetery
Boone County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 214, Grave 4w
Created by: Charles Drewes
Record added: Jul 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54581189
David L. Finnestad
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David L. Finnestad
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David was the grandson of Mary (Kurth) and Oliver Finnestad, the great grandson of Caroline (Quitno) and Ole Finnestad Jr and the great great grandson of Mari (Iversdatter Nord-Skaar) an Ole Finnestad.
- Michael Finnestad
 Added: Feb. 7, 2011

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