David A. Wurl, age 78 of Rockford, passed away February 15, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife, Susan M. Wurl (Kuhtic); parents, Otto & Carolyn Wurl; sister, Sally A. Modderman; parents-in-law, Steven & Mary Kuhtic; sons, Steven Anthony Wurl and David Edward Wurl; brother-in-law, Phillip Kuhtic. David is survived by his children; Michelle Katherine (David) Wieber, Cynthia Louise Szotko, Scott Douglas (Tamara) Wurl, Daniel Allen Wurl; daughter-in-law, LeAnn Wurl; grandchildren, Justin C. Wieber, Trevor J. Wieber, Derek J. Wieber, Anthony S. (Amber) Wurl, Bethany L. (Scott) Carelli, Ellen M. Wurl, Lucas R. Szotko, Wyatt S. Huyge, Zachary S. Wurl, Gabreille G. Wurl, Sophia J. Wurl; great-grandchildren, Esther, Joseph & James Wurl; brother-in-law, Milan (Suzanne) Kuhtic; sister-in-law, Jan Kuhtic; and many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews and life-long friends. David was born in Ludington Michigan, grew up in Fremont, Michigan and graduated from Fremont High School. He and wife Susan met in Grand Rapids, Michigan while he was studying Engineering, were married and began a family in 1964. David’s working career included Manufacturing Manager for Atwood Corporation and Vice President/General Manager of the Diecast Division at Keeler Brass. In his spare time, he enjoyed many sports including playing softball and basketball, hunting, boating, golfing, bowling and many motorcycle trips during his retirement with his wife Susan. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Friday, March 24, 2023, at St. Robert of Newminster Parish, 6477 Ada Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301, with visitation held one hour prior. Interment at Ada Cemetery. Memorial Contributions in David’s memory can be made to American Heart Association, 27777 Franklin Rd. #1150 Southfield, MI 48034, or Alzheimer’s Association, West Michigan Region 2944 Fuller Ave., N.E. Grand Rapids, MI 49505.
My deepest sympathies to my cousins Michelle, Cindy,Scott and Danny. Your Dad was one of a kind and always lit up the room with his big smile. I have good memories of him and your mom visiting Ironwood, and later visits bringing you kids too. Fun!
Love and hugs to each of you.