The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Obituaries

March 22, 2014

David Alan La Bounty

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Because of his irrational fear that his family would “stuff him” and throw him a traditional funeral, the family will instead throw him a Celebration of Life party, minus the beer and dancing girls that he wanted, at the American Legion in Hoopeston from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 29. Masonic rites will be at 1 p.m. Please bring with you stories and sense of humor in honor of his life when you come.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to make a donation to your local animal shelter. Taking care of unwanted animals was very important to David in his retirement years. It was his way of making the world a better place.

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