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David L. Starr

April 22, 1946 - September 13, 2021

David L. Starr David L. Starr
    September 16, 2021 | 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Funeral
  • September 17, 2021 | 10:30 A.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Burial Location
    Union Cemetery, St. Charles, IL

David Lewis Starr, 75, died on Monday, September 13, at his home
where he wanted to be after a long battle with cancer. He loved the
Lord, his family and his friends with all his heart and wanted them to
know that.The son of Charles and Helen Starr, David was born on April 22, 1946, at
Geneva Community Hospital in Geneva, IL and grew up in Elburn, IL.
On December 19, 1970 he married Wanda (Jones) Starr at Baker
Methodist Church chapel in St Charles. David and Wanda met while
working at Dukane Corporation shortly after David left the Air Force
where he proudly served for 4 years where 26 ½ months were spent
serving in Vietnam. David is a member of VFW Post 5036 and American
Legion Post 342. He loved going for the Saturday morning coffees.
David was also a member of the Bien Hoa Air Force Base Reunion group
and loved being able to attend those reunions.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda, of 50 years, a son Geoff (Nancy) Starr
of Cortland, IL, a daughter Cassie Graziano of Poplar Grove, IL, a
grandson Hunter of Cortland, IL and a granddaughter Mackenzie of
Cortland, IL.
He is preceded in death by both parents, his brother Charles and a son
in law Albert.
Visitation will be on Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 4 to 8 pm and
funeral service will be at 10:30 am Friday, September 17, 2021 at Yurs Funeral
Home of St Charles at 405 East Main Street (corner of Rt 25 and Rt 64).
Until he became very ill David was an avid reader and sometimes would
read 4 to 5 books in a week and remember details of each one. He
loved to travel. He loved to work with his hands. He loved to fish and he loved to hunt.


For Those who are planning to join the funeral service through zoom, attached below is

the meeting ID, pass code, and link to the service. For those who are not able to attend the service,

the meeting will be recorded.

Meeting ID: 879 1632 4448
Passcode: Starr

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Jane Willard from Niles, MI

"My heartfelt condolences to the Starr family. David was a truly wonderful man. He was well loved and will be missed. Rest in peace my friend."

Jerry & Tina Johnson from St. Charles, IL

"Our sincere condolences to the Starr family. Dave was an amazing man that we were honored to know & spend many of fun times together. We will truly miss you Dave, may you rest in peace.Love, Jerry & Tina Johnson"

Karen Westerlund from St. Charles, IL

"Rest in peace, David."

Cindy Conley from Blaine, MN

"I am so sorry to hear of David’s passing. My heart breaks a little more with every Viet Nam veteran we lose. I am holding your family up in prayer that the Lord will bring you comfort and peace."

Cindy Conley from Blaine, MN

"Wanda, I am so sorry to hear of David’s passing. My heart breaks a little more each time we lose a Viet Nam veteran. I am raising my voice in prayer that the Lord will bring comfort and peace to your family."

Wendy Summers from Quincy , IL

"Sorry to hear David passed so glad that we did get to meet few yrs back will always treasure that short time together. Our prayers and thoughts are with your family."

Dave & Cheryl Lewis and Famliy from North Aurora, IL

"No words can express how sorry we are for your loss. That said, we rejoice in David's love for the Lord and are grateful that is he resting in God's hands. Holding your family close in prayer."

Chad Westerlund from Montgomery , IL

"Very sorry for your loss. Rest in peace Mr. Starr."

cathy prince from west plains, MO

"im sad to here this. but with the love in your heart and your memory of good times will help you and your family, be at some peace."

Dennis Larson from Saint Charles, IL

"I was sorry to hear of David's passing, Wanda, when I talked with you two weeks ago. I was inspired by his great faith in God when I talked to him on the phone during the last several months. Although we'll miss him at the St. Charles Veterans Center, I know he's in a better place now. Our prayers are with you and your family."

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