ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
David Tauer, of Braham, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Estate of Rush City. He was 75 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Friendship Assembly of God in Braham with Pastor Gary Shaw officiating.
VISITATION will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham and again 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
INTERMENT will be in the Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.
David Walter Tauer, of Braham, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Estate of Rush City. He was 75 years old.
David was born on November 11, 1943 in West St. Paul, Minnesota to parents Walter and Winifred (Harvey) Tauer. He grew up in South St. Paul, graduating from High School in 1961. He went on to the St. Paul VocTech School and trained as a Tool and Die Machinist. David spent the majority of his life working as a Tool and Die Machinist with a number of different companies; including his own- DT Tool, Ramsey Engineering, Medtronic, and Eagle Tool.
While working at the Spartan’s Store in West St. Paul, David met Rosemary Ann Amberger. The couple fell in love and married on June 29, 1963 at the St. John Vianney Catholic Church in South St. Paul. They were blessed with 2 daughters, Patricia and Diane while living in Inver Grove Heights. After moving to Forest Lake, they welcomed a son, Daniel into the family. In 1977, the family moved to a farm in Braham, where they raised crops and pigs and milked dairy cows. While on the farm, David enjoyed making maple syrup in the spring and cutting wood for the winters. In 2014, David and Rosemary sold the farm and moved into the town of Braham.
David loved the outdoors and enjoyed watching the wildlife in his backyard. He was an avid hunter and passed his love and knowledge on to his grandsons. He processed his own venison; making his famous sausage for the family. David also loved fishing and enjoyed trips to northern Minnesota and Canada over the years. David and Rosemary enjoyed taking trips to Branson, MO, Colorado, and San Diego, CA. Throughout his life David had a strong and unwavering faith. He grew up in the Catholic Church and attended many different parishes in the communities he lived in. After moving to Braham, He and Rosemary began attending the Assembly of God church where his faith and love of Jesus grew. He was able to take part in mission trips to Mexico and South Africa to help spread God’s love. David was a wonderful husband, dad, grandpa, and great grandpa and he will be dearly missed.
David is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Carol Simon and Jean (George) Brisson; brother Donald Tauer; brothers-in-law Rex and Randy Peternell.
He is survived by his wife Rosemary; children, Patricia (George) Nuquay, Diane Temple-Tauer, and Daniel (Jennifer) Tauer; grandchildren, Michelle, Tyler, Quincy, and Vanessa Nuquay; River and Roy Temple; and Michael, Caleb, and Jonathan Tauer; great grandson Mason Nuquay; sister, Jane (Gary) Hepola; sisters-in-law, Joan Tauer and Ellen Rabold; brothers-in-law, Frank Simon, Darel (Janice) Amberger, and Paul Amberger; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.