In loving memory of

David Allen Vradenburg
September 8, 1960 - November 23, 2019

David Allen Vradenburg, Sr., 58, of Keokuk, died Saturday, November 23, 2019, at his home.

Dave was born September 8, 1960, in Keokuk, the son of Fred and Darlene Carle Vradenburg. He was married to Rose Russell Vradenburg then later divorced. He then partnered Dixie Bush. She preceded him in death, November 15, 2019.

Additional survivors include: one son; David Vradenburg, Jr. of Keokuk, one daughter; Mindy Vradenburg of High Hill, MO, four brothers; Fred (Carol) Vradenburg of Ft. Madison, IA, Terry (Kim) Vradenburg of Keokuk, Mike Vradenburg of Washington, IA, Roger (Aletha) Vradenburg of Keokuk, five sisters; Juanita Mullin (Frank Kramer) of Montrose, IA, Cathy Blansett (Jonny Tschiersch) of Hot Springs, AR, Leora "Annie" (Roy) Bell of Keokuk, Karen Vradenburg of Hot Springs, Annette (James) McCarty of Keokuk, one sister-in-law; Jackie Vradenburg, five grandkids, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, and a favorite nephew; Chris, who took care of Dave and Dixie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, one brother; Kirk Vradenburg, one sister-in-law; Margaret Vradenburg, a niece, a nephew and one great niece.

Dave enjoyed working on cars, barbequing, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.

Gathering of family and friends will be Monday, December 2, 2019 from 5 to 7 pm at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Centers, 917 Blondeau Street, Keokuk. A memorial service will be held at 7 pm with Pastor Jason Mott officiating.

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Carla wrote on Nov 27, 2019:

"Mindy, DJ and the rest of the family I'm very sorry for your loss..Although David and I haven't been together for many years We did share a child and for that reason I am grateful and he always had a special place in my heart...I have always considered you all as family and although I would like to come monday I am unable to but just know that I am with you all in spirit..."

David Lorentzen wrote on Nov 27, 2019:

"My Sincere Condolences to the Family!"