David R. Northrop, 58, of Wayne, IL died peacefully at home on Friday, November 18, 2005, after a valiant two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born October 19, 1947, the son of Ralph and Freda (nee Sharpe) Northrop.
He leaves behind his mother Freda; a sister, Barbara (Tom) Royer; two brothers, Forrest (Donna) Northrop and Ronald Northrop; his partner, John Jay Green; an uncle, John (Helen) Sharpe and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph, and a sister-in-law, Margaret Northrop.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2005, at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11:00 a.m until time of services. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2005, at Fox Valley Presbyterian Church in Geneva, IL.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Fox Valley Presbyterian Church, 227 Eastside Drive, Geneva, IL 60134.