Funeral services for David will be held Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the LDS chapel, 405 N. Connor Avenue, Stockton, Utah. A visitation will begin an hour prior to the service, with another visitation the previous night, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Tate Mortuary from 6-8 p.m. Interment will be at the Pratt Cemetery, 745 Alta Road, Alta, Wyoming.
David was born April 6, 1945 in Rexburg, Idaho to the late Fredrick F. Durtschi and Emma ‘Ruth’ Lougy. He had three brothers: Arnold Durtschi of Torrance, California, the late Belden Durtschi of Pleasant Grove, Utah and Cleon Durtschi, who died in infancy.
He leaves behind his wife of almost 50 years, Mary Frances Browne Durtschi, seven children and 23 grandchildren. His children are: Denex, Kansas City, Missouri; Jennifer Droke and husband Russell, South Jordan, Utah; Grant Durtschi, Lehi, Utah; Thomas Durtschi, Texas; Eric Durtschi and wife Cassandra, Lehi; Helen Kepo’o and husband Joe, Pleasant Grove; and Sarah Evans and husband Mike, Herriman, Utah.
David served as a missionary for the LDS church in the North Central States Mission from 1964-1966. He loved and served his family and church his entire life. He had a great love for music and sports and he devoted countless hours to helping many young men become Eagle Scouts. He will be missed more than words can tell.