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2010-03-25 / Obituaries

David Milton Ahrendt

July 29, 1943 - March 21, 2010

David Ahrendt passed from this life, Sunday March 21, 2010. Born in Houston on July 29, 1943 to Frank Otto and Myrtie Campbell Ahrendt, he grew up in Lexington, TX and later settled in Austin. He was a loving family man and good friend to many.

Following his graduation from Lexington High School, he proudly served in the US Air Force. After being honorably discharged with rank of Airman First Class, he attended Sam Houston State University. He was a Master Mason at Onion Creek Lodge and a member of the American Legion, Post 6 in Lexington, TX. He spent the majority of his career working as a construction estimator.

He is preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Kay, daughters, Amy McSpadden and Barbara Leonard and her husband Zach and granddaughter Campbell Leonard. He is also survived by brothers Donald Ahrendt and Michael Ahrendt and wife Carol, and sister Kay Sweat and husband Ernie Sweat along with numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be at Harrell Funeral Home Thursday March 25th, from 5-8 pm. Funeral Services will be Friday March 26th at 10am at Oak Hill United Methodist Church, where he was a charter member. Internment will be at the Masonic Cemetery of Austin.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Christopher House, Hospice Austin and Oak Hill United Methodist Church. For those who wish to share memories or condolences with the family, please visit harrellfuneralhomes.com.

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