David L. McDonald,
age 64, passed away on Friday August 22, 2014 after a lengthy illness.
He was born on May
24, 1950, in LaPorte, Ind., to Durwood and Eunice McDonald.
He graduated from
Culver Military Woodcraft in 1963 and graduated from LaPorte High School in
Dave met his future
wife Tracy Hoenke at Purdue University. They were married on July 14, 1973,
in Chesterton, Ind.
Dave had two sons
Caleb McDonald of Chicago and Zachary McDonald of Chesterton.
He loved cars and
spent many hours roaming salvage yards looking for treasures. In the winter
months he enjoyed building model cars and electric trains. On summer days
you could find Dave on his riding lawnmower, he destroyed several wooden
canes in the process.
Dave requested that
he be cremated with no memorial services.
Memorials may be
given to the family to help with medical expenses.
being handled by White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton.