David W. Amundson
July 1, 1974 - January 13, 2019
David W. Amundson, age 44, of New Prague, died by suicide after a long battle with depression on Sunday, January 13, 2019. Dave was born on July 1, 1974 to Tom H. and Marlys A. (Youngbauer) Amundson in Farmington, MN. He graduated from Lakeville High School and attended Dunwoody College of Technology and received an Associate of Applied Science Degree in auto mechanics. He worked for the last 15 years for Airlake Automotive in Lakeville. On September 10, 1994, Dave married the love of his life, Amy Hall, in Lakeville and shortly after, the couple moved to New Prague, where they raised their two children. Dave was an avid outdoorsman and snowmobiler. He shared his love of one aspect of the outdoors with others as coach for the New Prague Archery Club. Dave was a loving husband, father, and friend to all. He was devoted to his German Shorthairs and his Chevy’s, in equal measure.
Dave is survived by his wife, Amy; son, Kevin Amundson of Montgomery; daughter, Jessica Amundson (Alex Swenson) of New Prague; parents, Tom & Marlys Amundson of Lakeville; parents-in-law, Gary & Pat Hall of Elko New Market; brother, Jerry (Katy Mullen) Amundson of St. Paul; sisters, Becky (Shawn) Valek of New Prague and Carla Amundson of Lakeville; sister-in-law, Tracey (Jorge) Romero of New Prague.; his nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM at FaithPoint Lutheran Church in New Prague with Reverend Dr. Steve Trewartha officiating. Visitation will take place at church 2 hours prior to service from 9 – 11 AM. Lunch will follow the service at the KC Hall in New Prague. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.