David V. Okroi, 52

 David V. Okroi, a resident of Little Falls, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 6, at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, with the Rev. Damen Heitmann officiating. Burial was at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Cemetery in Little Falls.
David was born Aug. 9, 1959, in Little Falls, to Joseph and the late Darlene Okroi. He attended school in Little Falls and graduated in 1977. After graduation, David worked with his brother, Joe, doing carpentry. In 1978, he married Sandra Nelson and from this union came four daughters. In his spare time, David enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, making sausage, creating new recipes, playing cards and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
David is survived by his father, Joe Okroi Sr. of Little Falls; daughters, Beth Meyer of Little Falls, Bonnie Okroi of St. Cloud, Sarah Okroi (Shurod Marrow) of Little Falls and Laura (John) Benson of Becker ; brother, Joe Okroi Jr. of Little Falls; sister, Paulette Okroi of Fort Payne, Ala.; grandchildren, Ethan and Samuel Meyer, Jaden, Keaton and Landen Marrow.
David is preceded in death by his loving mother, Darlene Okroi.
Honorary casketbearers were Ethan and Samuel Meyer. Active casketbearers were Joe Okroi Jr., John Benson, Shurod Marrow, Paul Okroi, Merle Waytashek and John Erdrich.
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