David George Horak, 69, a resident of Brainerd, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
Services will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter. Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion.
David was born June 23, 1944, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to George and Dorothy (Soukup) Horak. Following high school and college, David owned and operated a dairy and beef farm. In 1979, he married Lorena Theisen. He cherished time with his family especially his children and grandchildren. David enjoyed John Deere tractors, mining and country music. He also liked traveling to Alaska, snowmobiling, reading, camping and dancing. He was a member of the National Guard.
He will be missed by his wife, Lorena; children, Denise (Duane) Stange of Brainerd, Tim (Kelly) Hartness of Farmington, Kim (Joel) Molash of Brainerd, Mike (Kari) Horak of Brainerd, Mark (Jenni Blessing) Horak, Brainerd and Michele (Ray) Johnsonof Brainerd; 14 grandchildren; and siblings, Robert Horak of Brainerd, Mary Kollodge of Brainerd, Kathy Welch of Pierz, Tammy Benjamin of Brainerd and Jim Horak of Brainerd.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Rollie Kollodge.