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He Will Be Missed



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Remembering Dave

This site was created in memory of our loving husband, brother, uncle, great uncle and friend.


Born in Albert Lea


David Albert Posthumus, 78, of Excelsior, MN, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2023, at Fairview Southdale Hospital, surrounded by loving family members. He is survived by his wife Gayle, sisters Nancy Reisetter and Marily Roorda, brothers James (wife Julie), and Robert (late wife Mary Jo), and numerous nieces and nephews.


Born in Albert Lea, MN to Florence and Henry Posthumus. He attended Albert Lea High School as well as Macalester College where he graduated in 1967 with a B.A. in Business Administration.


He forged a fullling career in international logistics and transportation. His work required extensive travel across the globe, which he loved. 


David was married to his wife Gayle for 48+ years. They enjoyed traveling together, many pets, and their getaway place on Lake Superior.


He will be remembered by many for his warmth, strength, objectivity, and

wise counsel.


A private funeral will be held by his immediate family. A memorial

celebration of David’s life will be held at a future date. (Details to be shared here.)

few moments from


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