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David E. Potthoff

March 19, 2018 GMT

David E. Potthoff

Sept. 21, 1942 – March 14, 2018

David E. Potthoff, 75, passed away in Lake Havasu City on March 14.

He was the son of Harry and Marcille (Ellerbrock) Potthoff, born in Cincinnati, Ohio Sept. 21, 1942.

David worked for Medalist Industries and Wells Manufacturing in Fond du Lac. He retired from Interlake Corp. as a regional sales manager.

David loved the water. He enjoyed boating, fishing and scuba diving. He lived in Florida off and on throughout his life where he spent much time on the water. He settled in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin where he raised his family. Later, he traveled. David had a passion for travel and has lived in many places throughout the years. He was a past member of the Fond du Lac Sailing Club and Fond du Lac Yacht Club. David also enjoyed playing Bridge at the Senior Center in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

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David is preceded in death by his parents, Harry T. and Marcille Potthoff.

He is survived by his two daughters, Deborah (Jim) Spannbauer and Rebecca (Chris) Gravelle, brother Harry (Sheila) Potthoff, sister Charleen Vondermeulen, and three grandchildren: Thomas Gravelle, Katherine Spannbauer and Melissa Spannbauer.

The family gives special thanks to Dr. Michael Lyster and the staff at the Cancer Center of Western Arizona for the outstanding care they provided David for the last 10 years.

Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to David’s family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com. To send a free card to the family go to www.sendoutcards.com/lietzfraze.

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