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David Viking Gold

November 24, 1949 ~ September 1, 2017 (age 67)

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David Viking Gold, age 67, of Lake Odessa passed after a brief illness at his home surrounded by his family.  Dave was born to Ralph and Gladys (Adams) Gold in Cedar Springs, MI.  He loved to be with his family, especially spending time doing things outside.  Dave worked for Meijer for 43 years. Dave could often be seen walking Trigger and Thor his beloved Labs around town.  Halloween was the favorite time of year for Dave and he put on a very spooky display every year.

He will be dearly missed by; his wife Nancy, children Darla Gold and Jana (Aaron) Slisher, grandchildren Chelsea, Sierra, Mackayla, Zoe, Zander, Zane and Zack, siblings Jacqueline Gold and Randy (Rhonda) Gold, in laws Patricia Lacey and Michael Walston along with nephews and nieces.

Dave was preceded in death by his parents.


Visitation will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Koops Funeral Chapel from 3pm until 5pm with a Memorial service starting at 5pm.  Memorial donations can be given to Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary 8935 Thompson Rd, Lake Odessa MI 48849 or the Homeless Angel’s PO Box 89, Grand Ledge MI 48837.

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