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David Pfeifer

November 15, 1948 ~ June 20, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old



     David Pfeifer, age 74, Portland passed away Tuesday June 20, 2023 at his home with loved ones by his side.

     Dave was born November 15, 1948, the son of Carl Robert Jr. and Wanda Marie (Mays) Pfeifer. Dave attended Portland High School and worked several different places over the years as a maintenance technician, mechanic, carpenter and an overall jack of all trades. 

     Dave loved spending time with his daughters, granddaughters and got to meet his great grandson. He also loved his two crazy cats. Dave enjoyed fishing and could filet and fry the best tasting fish for his family. In his younger years, Dave enjoyed working on derby cars, driving trucks in mud bogs and tinkering on any kind of vehicle he could get his hands on. 

     He is preceded in death by his parents Wanda and Carl Pfeifer.  

Survivors include daughters:

Melissa Denney (husband Chuck)-Portland

Kristan Pfeifer-Noblesville


Cindy Shaneyfelt-Portland

Susie Ford - Michigan

Patricia Joyner - Michigan


Kailee Osterholt (husband John) 

Pacie Denney

Addison Denney

Great Grandson:

Hayes Osterholt


David Shaneyfelt 

     Dave’s daughters would like to give a special thank you to Pastor Steve Arnold for the visit and prayers and to Cindy and David Shaneyfelt for helping provide care and support during this time.

     Per Dave’s request, there will be no funeral services.  Memorials can be made to The Jay County Humane Society.

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