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David Lee Stanaway
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Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Peace United Methodist Church in Virginia. Pastor Mickey Olson will officiate. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in Eveleth Cemetery.

David Lee Stanaway, 77, of West Eveleth, died Friday, December 8, 2017 in his home. He was born in Leonidas on January 4, 1940 to Lloyd and Lilly (Paull) Stanaway. He grew up in Leonidas and later West Eveleth. David attended Eveleth schools, graduating in 1959. He also attended Duluth Technical College, graduating as a baker. David worked for the City of Eveleth and Eveleth Taconite and lastly worked as the janitor at Peace United Methodist Church of which he was a member. He was known for his quite shyness but quick wit.

He is survived by his brothers, Lloyd (Muriel), Donald (Janet), Jack (Jane), Robert (Nancy); sisters, Cloie Intihar, Mary Lou (Jerry) Pittman, Lloydine (William) Pietila, Sandy (Jack) LaBarre; sisters-in-law, Jean, Sue, Joy and Mary Stanaway.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Roy, James, Thomas (Delores), Richard and Gary.

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Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Peace United Methodist Church

303 9th Avenue South
Virginia, MN

Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the church

Cemetery Details


Eveleth Cemetery

Park Ave/County Road 142 near Hat Trick Ave.
Eveleth, MN


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