David L. Corbisier, 78, of Daggett, Mich., passed away Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis. Dave was born on December 27, 1934, in Cornell, Mich., to the late Harry and Beulah (Cooper) Corbisier. On September 18, 1954, Dave married Phyllis Grundstrom at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Daggett, Mich. David worked as an iron worker for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad before moving to Orange, Calif. where he repaired heavy equipment. Following his retirement, Dave and Phyllis bought a log home in Pinedale, Wyo. where Dave enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with the wonderful friends he met over the 20 summers they spent there. Dave was very proud of leading a crew that hung the Flags for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, Calif. Dave was a caring, kind hearted man who always looked out for the betterment of others. He took great pride in mentoring young men in what it takes to be successful in life and business. A friend once said, "Dave is what every young man should aspire to be". Dave had a unique sense of humor and a strong sense of justice and fair play. Dave enjoyed hunting fishing and traveling. Most of all, it was time spent with his family and grandchildren that Dave enjoyed most.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Phyllis of Daggett, Mich.; two children: Lynda (Steve) Clary of Rapid City, S.D. and Dean (Deena) Corbisier of Corona, Calif.; grandchildren: Shannon and Sean Clary, and Danielle and Nadean Corbisier; two brothers: Maurice (Shirley) Corbisier of Lancaster, Calif. and Dale (Mary) Corbisier of Tullahoma, Tenn.
Family and friends may call at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home, on Sunday, August 11, 2013 after 4 p.m. until time of prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Daggett, Mich. on Monday, August 12, 2013 from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Pastor Craig Weber officiating.
Burial will follow in Stephenson Township Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.andersondiehm.com.
In lieu of other forms of sympathy, a memorial fund has been established in Dave's name.