David L. Mize

Born: Thu., May 4, 1939
Died: Mon., Feb. 18, 2013

Private Committal

Location: - Not available -


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Location: Syracuse

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David L. Mize, 73, of Syracuse, IN passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013 at his home. He was born on May 4, 1939 in Lake Station, IN to Leland L. & Rose Elizabeth (Bush) Mize.

He graduated in 1958 from East Gary Edison High School in East Gary, IN and formerly worked for United States Steel in Gary, IN for 27 years. He moved to Syracuse in 1991 from Lake County, IN and retired from Wawasee School Corporation as a custodian after 13 years of service.

He was a member of Eagles Aerie 3760 in Syracuse, IN.

He is survived by:
4 Sisters – Mrs. Ed (Dorthea) Vision of Brownsburg, IN; Betty Terry of Lake Station, IN; Elizabeth Mize; & Michelle Mize of Lake Station, IN
1 Brother – Ron (wife, Judy) Mize of Lowell, IN
Several nieces & nephews

He was preceded by his parents, wife – Debbie Mize, sister – Marge Mize, & companion – Patricia Hall.

Visitation will be from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse. Private entombment will take place at Graceland Cemetery in Valparaiso, IN.

Memorial request may be given to Hope Rescue Mission, P. O. Box 4488, South Bend, IN 46601.

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Richard & Kym Owen
   Posted Mon February 18, 2013
To the entire Mize family,

May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and we will walk beside you in your journey of grief.

Richard & Kym Owen and the Staff of Owen Family Funeral Home

Cherri & Denny
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
You have our deapest Sympathy for your loss.
David was the best neighbor to me and Denny. We loved him and will be missed geatly.

Steve/Diana Cunnington
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
Dave rest in peace ,we have lost a good friend

Mary & Ron Fleehearty
   Posted Thu February 21, 2013
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.