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In Memory of David Allan Alderman


June 10, 2018

David A. Alderman died peacefully at Golden Age Manor in Amery, Wisconsin on June 10, 2018 at the age of 82.

Dave was born in Maywood, Illinois on May 10, 1936.  After graduating from Grant High School in Fox Lake, Illinois, Dave joined the Navy and served in a Fighter Squadron stationed aboard the USS Intrepid.  After completing his military service, he returned to Illinois to join the family business Spinney Run Farms, a dairy processing plant, where he worked alongside his father and brother for 40 years.  In 1978, the family moved to Spooner, Wisconsin and entered the insurance business purchasing Siren Agency.  During his lifetime, Dave served in the following roles:  Ten years with the Teamsters Local 301 Lake County, Illinois; four years President of Siren Chamber of Commerce; eight years on the Burnett County Board including five years on the zoning board and six years as Chairman of the Department of Health and Human Services.  

Dave enjoyed fishing on Lipsett Lake and camping in Canada. He also enjoyed people, listening and telling stories. 

Dave is survived by his loving spouse of 61 years, Dona, and children Debra (Ron), David, Jr. (Addy), Diana, Beth, Mike (Carol), 12 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and nephew, Ray Alderman III, along with many nieces and nephews.