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“Very proud to be the sister of David C. Read. No complaints at all, as he was a wonderful, one of a kind, brother. Thank God he is resting in peace...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Shirley Defano - Sycamore,, IL

“Our prayers are with you and your family. Sending all our love! ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Brad and Amy Munda - Freeport, IL

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the Read family. I was part of the class of 62 and always liked Dave. He was one of the "good" guys. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Judy Baietto/Slottke - DeKalb

“Read Family:So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. He was a friend and classmate. I had Jean Bjorn send him the 50th reunion booklet; I am sure he...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Rolf Anderson - Lisle, IL

“Gloria and family, I am sending my sincere sympathy and love to you all. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Rockman Piefer - Madison, WI

“Gloria, June and family.... So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. My thoughts are with you all. Good memories, however, and that is a bright note Dave...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Annie Berg - Stoughton, WY

“I am sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort be with you during your time of mourning. Isaiah 61:1,2 ; Matthew 5:4 ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Remember David well when we were in our younger days.Condolences to his family. RIP cuz. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Gary Halbmaier - Fremont, NE

“Our prayers go out to David's family. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Milton Diedrick - Mesa, AZ

“Very sorry to hear of David's passing. Thoughts and prayers for Gloria and family. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Brad and Luann Davis - Freeport, IL

“The Read Family: Sending my sincere condolences to all of you, worked ay FNB when Dave was there, he was always a pleasure to be around, I remember...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Samuel Volkert - Dixon, IL

“Great memories of fun we had working together at FNB Freeport and Lana wallpapering for you. Lana & I extend our sympathy. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff&Lana Davis - Rockford, IL

“so sorry Gloria....Patti and Steve Rhode ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Prayers to his family. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Remmers - Freeport, IL

“We are so saddened to hear of David's passing, and are praying for Gloria and the entire family for peace and strength. We have so many wonderful...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Todd and Glena Weegens - Freeport, IL

“Very sorry to hear about this. May David Rest In Peace. Prayers and thoughts for Gloria and family. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Bob Woelky - Gold Canyon, AZ

“Praying for the entire family at this difficult time.Memories will keep David forever close. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Sandy Heck - Rockford, IL


David C. Read, age 73 passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at his home in Stoughton. He was born on April 24, 1944 in Hampshire Illinois to Percy and Thelma (Halbmaier) Read.
He is survived by his wife Gloria; 3 children Michael (Angie) Read, John (Heidi) Smithe and Sara (Jim) Scott; 4 grandchildren Isabelle and Saxon Read and Hope and Tristan Scott; sisters Pat Fagan, Shirley (Laverne) DeFano, Connie (Mike) Burris and Rhonda (James) Robinson; a brother Rod; mother-in-law June Dahl; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister Beverly.
A Celebration of David's Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established in David's name.
Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400
www.newcomerfh.com