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“I'm so sorry to hear about your lost.. I just know heaven is a better place knowing his presnce.. David touch so many lives as I remember when we...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Mark Fecteau

“Chauntey & Family - We are very sorry for your great loss. We hope that fond memories with Dave will bring you comfort and help you through this...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Jeff & Karen Reese - Appleton, WI

“Chauntey and family, I'm so sorry for the death of your husband. Although I never met Dave, he truly sounds like he was a great man. My prayers...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Andrew Britton

“Sorry for your loss you are in our prayers. Curt was up there and they're probably talking baseball. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Vicki krull

“I have met many families working in the ICU's at Froedtert, but your family was just special to me. I thought of Dave and you even on days when I...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Willa Placek

“God bless you all. Our thoughts are with you. Praying for you always. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Carolyn Pinkerton - Shorewood, WI

“We are so sorry for your loss during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you and your family. Ryan, Amy and Reese Merow ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Amy Merow - Appleton, WI - Friend

“Lacey, Steve, and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our sincere sympathies. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: John and Dora Schumacher

“Chauncey and family, you have my sincere condolences. Davey was truly a great man that cared about his family, his team of drivers, and everyone that...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Brent Liston - President retired @ ASC

“I have a hard time knowing our next big trip won't happen. A better friend I've never had. Chauntey, much love and continued prayers for you and...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Jon James - South China, ME

“Chauncey & family. So very sorry for the loss of Dave.. His life had such an impact on us. Your husband and a father also my friend. Praying for...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Bob & Tammy Cherney

“Chauntey and Family, Uncle Dave was a wonderful person, he will be missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Karen Wilkinson

“Chauntey and Family, Sincere Condolences for your loss. Thoughts and Prayers are with all of you. Love Therese L, Beaulieu ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Therese L. Beaulieu

“Sorry for your loss, Dave was a great friend and fellow co-worker, and you were absolutely right, Dave never complained and always had a smile on his...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Tim Arent - Appleton, WI

“Chauntey and family. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of David. He was such a joy to be around and will be missed. Our love and prayers are with...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Wayne, Donna, Colton and Roman Howser

“Dear DesRoberts Family, You have my deepest sympathy with your loss. May God bless you all during this very difficult time. Sincerely, Amy Schoen ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Amy Schoen

“Praying for you all during this time of earthly sorrow but rejoicing with you knowing David is at peace and in the loving arms of our Savior! Praying...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: The Charlie and Debbie Schroeder Family

“Chauntey and Family, Our heartfelt condolences on the loss of David. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Daniel & Karen VandenBush

“Much love, thoughts of prayers to the DesRobers family. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa Cronin

“We are so sorry for this difficult loss to your family and all who knew him. May the God of all comfort be especially real and close to you as you...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Tim and Julie Holdsworth


David “Dave” William DesRoberts, age 58, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 9, 2017, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, WI, following complications from a heart transplant. Dave was surrounded by his family. He was born in Seattle, WA, on January 31st, 1959, the son of the late Bernard H. and Bernadette (Emond) DesRoberts. Dave was a 1977 graduate of Cony High School in Augusta, ME, and attended Thomas College in Waterville. Dave was in the trucking industry most of his life, beginning as an owner/operator truck driver. He later worked for Allens Transfer in Augusta as a dispatcher and was transferred to Appleton, WI as a Terminal Manager. During the last 10 years of his career, he was employed as a Logistics Manager for Ryder Integrated Logistics located at Appleton Supply. He loved his job and truly cared about the employees working for him. Dave was an amazing man and his family was his pride and joy. He enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers on TV and hosted many “Packer Parties” with his family and friends, mowing the lawn with his zero turn lawnmower, and barbecuing Brats on the grill. Dave also enjoyed working as a part-time disc jockey at local radio stations when he resided in Maine. Dave belonged to the Appleton Alliance Church family and had served in the Worship Arts Ministry. Despite not feeling well, he never complained and always had a smile on his face. He is survived by his wife, Chauntey DesRoberts; a son, David DesRoberts of Appleton; a daughter, Nicole (Carson) DesRoberts of Seattle, WA; a daughter Lacey (Steve) Schumacher of Appleton; grandchildren Clark and Quinn; and a sister, Marie (Roland) Bilodeau, of Fort Myers, FL. We would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers and gifts during our time of need. Your generosity really meant a lot. Additionally, we would like to thank the numerous doctors, nurses and technicians at Froedtert Hospital who took wonderful care of Dave during the past few years. The Staff at Froedtert Hospital will always be part of our extended family. A Memorial Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at APPLETON ALLIANCE CHURCH, 2693 W. Grand Chute Blvd, Appleton, with Pastor Dennis Episcopo officiating. Friends may call directly at the church on Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Froedtert Hospital Foundation (9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226). Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com