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David James Adrian, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1957
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 2012
La Salle
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA

David James Adrian Sr., 54 of 625 O'Connor Ave LaSalle, died unexpectedly February 20, 2012 in his home. Memorial services will be 11:00 am Wednesday in Faith Assembly of God in Peru with Pastor Steve Adamson officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm Tuesday in the Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle. Dave was born in Peru on July 7,1957 to James and Beverly(Phillips)Adrian. He was the owner of Adrian Standard in LaSalle for 31 years. He took ownership following his father's death in 1981. The Adrian family ran the service station for over 50 years. Dave graduated from LaSalle-Peru High School in 1975. While in school, he can be remembered for leading rolls in musicals and was the Birdie Award recipient for his role in "No, No Nanette" in 1974. He also participated under the direction of Robert Manahan's music program at St. Margaret's Hospital. Dave could often be heard singing on his gas lot to his patrons. Dave was a lover of life and enjoyed spending time with his children,listening to music,enjoying a sunset,and the chance to grill a steak on his back porch deck. He loved people, was willing to give the shirt off his back, and loved to laugh. Survivors include three children, David James(Venessa)Adrian Jr. of Sycamore, and Danny and Riley Adrian of LaSalle and one step-grandchild Nyomi Tams of Sycamore. Six brothers and sisters, Danny(Debbie)Adrian of Peru, Debbie Fauth of Peru, James(Faith)Adrian Jr of San Clemente,CA., Liz(Terry)Pytel of LaSalle, Kim(Ron)Hodel of Bloomington and Jennifer(Mike)Ebner of Chippewa Falls,WI. Many nieces and nephews. Dave was looking forward to his first grandchild due in April. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Donna Jo Adrian. The corner of Third and Bucklin will never be the same. Memorials may be directed to the funeral home in care of Dave's children.

5:00PM - 8:00PM on Tuesday February 28, 2012
Hurst Funeral Home - LaSalle-Peru
650 5th Street LaSalle, IL. 61301

Wednesday February 29, 2012 at 11:00AM
Faith Assembly of God

Source: Hurst Funeral Home, LaSalle, Illinois, Friday, February 24, 2012 
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  James Adrian (1931 - 1981)
  Beverly Phillips Adrian (1936 - 2007)
  David James Adrian (1957 - 2012)
  Donna Jo Adrian (1963 - 1987)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
La Salle
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Created by: HJ
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
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David James Adrian, Sr
Added by: HJ
David James Adrian, Sr
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David James Adrian, Sr
Added by: HJ
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The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone. ~George Elliot
 Added: Feb. 23, 2012
When a man is remembered, he lives forever . . .
 Added: Feb. 22, 2012

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