David Robert Greene, 71, of Duluth, passed away peacefully on Monday December 20, 2021, in St. Luke’s Hospital with his family by his side. He was born in Racine, WI on December 12, 1950, to Gordon and Doris Greene. He graduated with a degree in English from the Northland College. Dave had worked for a variety of companies in the food industry throughout his life, most recently in a management role at the Holiday Gas Station in Pike Lake. Dave enjoyed watching the Chicago Bears and Cubs games, time spent with family and friends here and in Racine, WI, playing bar league darts and softball for many years, and hanging out with friends at Players Sports Bar.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents Gordon and Doris, daughter Courtney Greene, nieces Jen Olson and Abbey Stuhr, and a grandson Crosby Maruca.
Dave is survived by his children Melissa (Tommy) O’Connor, Amanda (Michael) Maruca, Ali Greene, and Alex Greene, grandchildren Faith, Avery, Carter, Camryn, Bobby, and baby Sophie due to arrive in February, sister Linda (Bill) Petri, and the mother of his younger three children Vickie Kovach and his uncle Don (Gwen) Peterson.
Visitation will be held Monday December 27, 2021, from 5PM to 7PM in Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805. Visitation continues Tuesday from 9AM until the 10AM Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. 325 E. 3rd St. Duluth, MN, 55805. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home. 218-727-3555.
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