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-- David King Sawyer, 77, of Springfield, died Wednesday, Aug. 26,
2009, at Memorial Medical Center.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holland Barry & Bennett
Funeral Home in Lincoln with Chaplain Tom Novy of Lewis Memorial
Christian Village in Springfield officiating. Visitation will be
from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
Sawyer was production control foreman at McDonnell
Aircraft in St. Louis, Mo., for many years.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
He was born Nov. 14, 1931, in rural Macoupin
County to George H. and Santina Baggio Sawyer. He
married Kay Hahn on May 2, 1954, in Lincoln.
He is survived by his loving wife, of
Springfield; his daughter, Diane Hoots of New
Berlin; his son, Mark (and wife Nancy) Sawyer of
Niwot, Colo.; his brother, Louis J. (and wife Betty)
Sawyer of Dorchester; and three grandchildren, Beth
Hoots of Springfield, Kendall Sawyer of Niwot,
Colo., and Madeline Sawyer of Niwot, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was an avid golfer and outdoorsman.
Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the
American Diabetes Association and will be accepted
at the funeral home.
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