David Eakman, age 67, of Mora passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. A visitation to honor his life will be held on Friday, November 2 from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel.
David Allen Eakman was born July 13, 1940 in Bethel to Walter and Vivian Eakman. He was raised in the Bethel and Cedar area. David graduated from St. Francis High School, Class of 1959. He served in the Army in 1963 1965. On July 20, 1974 he married Lorrie Turner. They made their home in Cedar. David was employed at Hoffman Engineering in Anoka for 36 years. In 1995 he moved to Isanti and then in 2002 he moved to Mora. He was a member of the St. Francis American Legion Post. David was an avid fisherman and he also enjoyed playing the guitar and going to the North Shore.
David passed away on October 30, 2007 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis at the age of 67 years, 3 months and 17 days. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Vivian Eakman and by one brother, James Eakman.
David is survived by one daughter, Tina Cardinal and Chad Kaehn; three sons, Christopher (Paula) Eakman, Timothy Eakman and Ashley Inman, Ryan Eakman and Keshia Helmbrecht; five grandchildren; four brothers, Richard (Betty) Eakman, Walter Eakman, Robert Eakman, Peter (Annie) Eakman; three sisters, Judy Collins, Ann (Wes) Husman, Mary (Larry) Barthel; former wife, Lorrie Eakman; and by nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.