David Allen Newman, 43, passed away Feb. 24, 2011, in Boyne Falls.
Dave was raised in Lake Station, Ind. He graduated from Edison Senior High School class of 1986. He graduated from Gogebic Community College in Ironwood, Mich., class of 1988, where he studied ski area management.
He also enjoyed kayaking with friends on the Sturgeon River in the Northern Lower Peninsula.
Dave is survived by parents, Jerry and Mary Newman, of Lake Station, Ind.; brother, Jeff (Cori), of Stevensville, Mich.; sister, Renee (Derek) Theil ,of Portage, Mich.; niece, Sadie Piaskowski, of Stevensville, Mich.; nephews, Jared and Samuel Newman, of Stevensville, Mich.
Dave is also survived by the many members of his Boyne Mountain family, including the children of this family, many of whom affectionately knew him as "Uncle Dave."
A celebration of Dave's life will take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, in the Vienna Room at Mountain Grand Lodge & Spa, Boyne Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Dave's name to Challenge Mountain, 01158 M-75 S., Boyne City, Mich. 49712.
Family and friends wishing to share a thought or memory of Dave are encouraged to do so online at www.stonefuneralhomeinc.com.
Stackus Funeral Home of Boyne City is serving the family.