David F. La Pointe Sr., 79 of Eau Claire died on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Clearwater Care Center in Eau Claire.
David was born on February 15, 1937 to Francis and Helena (Steinke) La Pointe. He married Karen A. Christianson on July 19, 1985 in Eau Claire. David loved the outdoors and building on to his cabin. He loved making money, finding great deals at thrift sales, and scraping. He was big on dreaming and was always trying to win the lottery.
David is survived by his wife, Karen; sons, David (Terri) Jr., John, Rick (Brenda); stepson, Gary; stepdaughter, Tammy; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
David was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Brenda; and his grandson, Jesse La Pointe.
The family would like to thank the Clearwater Care Center and Mayo Home Health and Hospice for their exceptional care and support.
Visitation will be on Monday, August 8, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Chapel. A memorial service will follow the visitation on Monday at the funeral home. Pastor Robert Hoekstra will be officiating.