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David N. Krist

July 10, 1961 ~ October 9, 2017 (age 56)

David Neal Krist, age 56 of Westfield, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 at his home.  He was born on July 10, 1961 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Edwin and Caroline (Tamms) Krist. 

David was an over the road driver and long-time resident of Westfield, Wisconsin. 

Our family mourns the loss of a wonderful man. David will hold a place in each of our hearts forever as a wonderful father, step-father, brother, uncle, grandfather, spouse and friend.  His memory will be long lasting, his laughter will echo in our hearts and minds.

David is survived by four children, Austin Krist, Steven (Brittany) Miller, Thomas (Amber) Miller all of whom live in Westfield and Trina Harriman Krist of Eugene, Oregon. He is further survived by Deanna Krist of Westfield; five brothers, Russell (Dianna) Krist of Troy, Illinois, Bryan (Judy) Krist of Beaver Dam, Robert (Lori) Krist of Beaver Dam, Jeffery Krist of Viola, Arkansas, and Steven (Kimberly) Krist of Dry Ridge, Kentucky; two sisters, Sheryl (Lucky) Neulreich of Viola, Arkansas, and Kimberly (Sonja) Krist of Eugene, Oregon; five grandchildren as well as many loving friends and family.  He was preceded in death by his parents and step mother, JoAnn Brown. 

A memorial visitation for David will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home, Westfield.

A memorial service for David will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Terry Temanson officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711.






He traveled the roads

In years gone past

A life he chose and

Hoped it would last.

Driving all night

From state to state

Trying to get home

And arriving so late.

He parked his truck now

His engine has stopped

And those who love him

Their hearts have dropped

He traveled the country

With a smile of great pride

Now he drives the streets of Heaven

On the truckers last ride.


Donations may be made to:

Agrace HospiceCare
5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison WI 53711

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