GLENDIVE — David R. Wilburn, of Glendive, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, after dealing with cancer for two years. Visitation will be held from 1-5 p.m., and from 6-7 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A wake will follow at 7 p.m., with Deacon Bob Ackerman officiating. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Glendive with Father Francis Schreiber, Father Dan Berg, and Deacon Bob Ackerman officiating. Rite of Committal will be held in St. John's Cemetery in Beach, North Dakota. Silha Funeral Home of Glendive has been entrusted with the arrangements.
David married Colette Samuels in Beach in 1974. The lived in Denver, Colorado for eight years before moving to Glendive, where he and Colette ran an insurance business for the last 35 years.
David was preceded in death by his father; and one brother.
David is survived by his wife of 43 years, Colette; his children Suzette (Elliott) Sondag of Houston, Texas, John (Laura) Wilburn of Lakewood, Colorado, Paul (Mandie) Wilburn of West Fargo, North Dakota, and Bryan (Maura) Wilburn of Fargo; 10 grandchildren; and his mother, sister, and three brothers, all of Texas.
Memorials in David's name are suggested to St. Paul Catholic Newman Center, 1141 North University Drive, Fargo, ND 58102.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at: www.silhafuneralhome.com.