David Patrick Flood, 75, of Preston, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at his home.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Christ Lutheran Church in Preston with Rev. James Rushton officiating.
Military rights will be performed by Preston VFW Post 9552. Burial will take place at St. Edward's Catholic Cemetery, Minneota, MN.
David Patrick Flood was born on Nov. 27, 1934, in Minneota, to Robert E. and Lily (Fillman) Flood.
He graduated from Minneota High School. He served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged. He married Betty Theis in Ghent.
The couple later divorced. He worked in the field of automobile sales, service and education until his retirement. On Aug. 5, 1989, he married Janice Higby at the Zumbro Lutheran Church in Rochester. The couple settled in Preston.
He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, the VFW and recently a volunteer at the Preston Tourism Center. He enjoyed his family, fishing and cars.
David is survived by his wife Janice; seven children, Patrick (Diana) of LaCrosse, WI.