David John Koertge, age 53, of Troy, IL, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, IL. David was born on November 9, 1963 in Granite City, IL, a son of Glen Dale Koertge and Isabell (Davis) Koertge.
On June 6, 1987, David married Angela Lane, the love of his life in Decatur, IL. David worked for Triad School District as a bus driver for over fourteen years. David was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball and Blues Hockey fan. He also enjoyed traveling, playing golf and watching games with his family and friends. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. David loved life, he loved to laugh, but most of all he loved his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
David was preceded in death by his father, Glen Koertge; four brothers, Jim, Kenny, Marty and Clifford Koertge and by his mother-in-law, Ann Lane.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Angela Koertge of Troy, IL; loving daughters, Sandra (Ray Bednara) Koertge of St. Louis, MO and Casey (Aaron) Tucker of Edwardsville, IL; dear mother, Isabell Koertge of Troy, IL; sister, Lori (Mark) Capps of Pace, FL; sisters-in-law, Kathy Koertge of Edwardsville, IL, Patti Koertge of Edwardsville, IL, Amy (Bryan) Goodman of Decatur, IL and Pam Houser of Mansfield, IL; father-in-law, Richard Lane of Decatur, IL; a grandson on the way in November; many nieces, nephews, extended family and wonderful friends.
Memorial service and celebration of his life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Pavilion #6, Tri-Township Park, Troy, IL.
David’s family requests those attending the service wear casual “David” attire.
Memorial donations may be given to Triad Foundation or American Heart Association.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.
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