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Former Lake Oswego resident David Simanton died Aug. 7. Services will be held Aug. 17 in Bend.

David Simanton and his family.

1955 to Aug. 7, 2019

David Stephen Simanton passed away on Aug. 7, 2019 in Bend, Ore. David was born in Spokane, Wash. in 1955 to William Gordon Simanton and Marcia Lavonne Stevenson.

David grew up in Pasco, Wash. and attended the University of Arizona and then Washington State University where he received a bachelor's degree in accounting in 1980.

Dave began his career with Boise Cascade and also worked for Gaylord Container and JB Boswell as a controller. He became vice president of Finance at Food Services of America in Portland and retired in 2017.

Dave has been a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Oswego, Ore. He has been a member at Oswego Lake Country Club, Willamette Valley Country Club and Awbrey Glen Golf Club.

Dave was an avid golfer and he played college golf at the University of Arizona for two years. Dave was also an enthusiastic Washington State Cougar fan and owned season tickets for 20 years. He has been to two Rose Bowls, the Sun Bowl, the Holiday Bowl, the New Mexico Bowl and the Copper Bowl.

Dave is survived by his wife, Julie Sue Dodds; and their two children, Amy Elizabeth Simanton and Stefan Travers Simanton. In addition, Dave is survived by four siblings, Gordon Simanton and his wife Jennifer, Marcia McNannay and her husband Rick, Bruce Simanton and wife Lori, and Craig Simanton and his wife Karen Givens; brother-in-law Jerry Dodds and his wife Jo; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A religious service will be held Aug. 17 at Holy Communion Church in Bend at 11:30 a.m. with a Celebration of Life service following at 1 p.m. at Awbrey Glen Golf Club.

The family requests that donations be made to Hilinski's Hope. Please note in the comments section on the donation page that the donation is in memory of David Simanton.

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