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David McCollum Maltby
October 11, 1936 ~ December 17, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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On December 17, 2023, David McCollum Maltby, age 87 of Sister Bay, entered into the nearer presence of his Lord and savior, Jesus Christ.
David was born in West St. Paul, MN, on October 11, 1936, to the late Harold and Marie (McCollum) Maltby. He graduated from South St. Paul High School in 1955. David drove a city bus in the Twin Cities for 10 years. During this time, he met his future wife, Shirley. David was united in marriage to Shirley Sunstrom at Central Baptist Church in St. Paul, MN, on April 13, 1963. The marriage was blessed with two children, Kim and Mike.
In 1968, the family moved to Door County, WI. David began working at Erickson Electric and eventually he and Shirley started Action Electric with partners Glen and Pat Fagerstrom and David and Lois Seaquist. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, restoring John Deere tractors, building the business of Action Electric, and continuing to help his son with repairs well into his retirement. He was relied on by many to fix whatever needed fixing and was always willing to help. David was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Sister Bay.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his daughter, Kim (Mike) Picha; his son, Mike (Britt) Maltby; his grandchildren, David and Emma Picha, Max, Eliza and Marshall Maltby; his brother, Willis Maltby; and the Sunstrom family. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Shirley; his parents; his brother, Jack; and his sister, Laura May.
The Maltby family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Scandia Village in Sister Bay for his exceptional care.
A memorial service for David will be held on Thursday, December 28, 2023, at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church, 2622 S. Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay WI 54234, with Pastor Dr. Mark Billington officiating. Visitation will be held at church from noon until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church.
Casperson Funeral Home in Sister Bay is assisting the Maltby family. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of David may be shared with his family through his tribute page at www.caspersonfuneralhome.com.