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Racine Horlick Alumni 1965

David A. Collum
RACINE - David L. Metz, 59, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 16, 2006. He was born in Racine on December 13, 1946, to Anthony and Isabelle (nee: Liesch) Metz. He was united in marriage to Kathleen Stublaski at St. Sebastian Catholic Church on June 28, 1969. David was a 1965 graduate of William Horlick High School. David served in the United States Navy during Vietnam. He was a member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church. David retired from Twin Disc after 40 years of service. David was a devoted father to his children and a mentoring father-figure to many others. He was a Boy Scout Leader, enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with his children and grandchildren. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family. Surviving are his wife, Kathleen; and their children, Michael (Lisa) Metz of Twin Lakes, Debra Metz of Kenosha, Donna (Dan) Rivers, Nicole (Rocky) Howell, and Matthew, William, Andrew, Joseph, Sarah, and Clarissa Metz, all of Racine; seven grandchildren, Joshua, Kacey and Natalie Rivers, Nicholas Bowen, Ashley Metz, and Riley and Ramsey Howell; his mother, Isabelle Mowrey of Racine; a brother, James (Lindy) Metz of South Carolina; and a sister, Toni Hammes of Racine. Further survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives, and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Ericksen; and his father. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Sebastian Catholic Church.