David Duane Gillham David Duane Gillham

Gillham, David Duane born Memorial Day 1934, died on January 10, 2022 of cancer. He was surrounded by adoring family on his journey home. Dave was a loving husband, dedicated father, loyal brother and true friend. He is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Barbara; his children Glenda (John) Swan, Thomas (Elizabeth) Gillham, Sandra (James) Gooley, Heidi (Bryan) Drumm; grandchildren Angela Hume, Laura Sosalla, Scott (Megan) Hume, Brenna and Marissa Gillham, Lauren (Benjamin) Brandt, Andrew and Mitchell Gooley, Alec (Lauren) Gooley, Luke, John, Matthew and Mark Drumm; great-grandchildren Ryan, Lucy, Zachary, Samuel, Henry, Lily; beloved siblings Gerald Gillham, Mary Lebak; cherished in-laws, nieces, nephews; and many dear friends. Preceded in death by parents Duane and Catherine Gillham; sister Joanne Hendrickson. Dave graduated from Minneapolis Central High School in 1952 and the University of Minnesota School of Business. He had a long career at Honeywell, retiring after 32 years. He served in the U.S. Army, was President of the Central Pioneer Luncheon Club, was appointed to the I-394 Citizen Advisory Committee, assisted in several political campaigns, founded & coached the Golden Valley girls' softball program, and was active in his Church. Dave most cherished his family and time at the cabin. 9AM Memorial and 10AM Mass of Christian burial at Basilica of St. Mary, Friday January 21st. Donations to: Wounded Warriors Foundation or the Basilica of St. Mary. Washburn-McReavy.com Edina Chapel 952-920-3996