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Mr. David James Ishizaki

Mr. David James Ishizaki
  • March 31, 1962 - December 14, 2011
  • Springfield, Illinois

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“I just found out the news,, MY deepest and dearest condolenses to the family, to robert and beth, daves mom, his wife and children. Dave was a...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: robert t pinkston - SPRINGFIELD, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Deanna, Patrick and Brian. We know David was a good husband and father and will be greatly missed. Don and Judy...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Donald E Buckley - Springfield, IL

“my uncle was a great who would help out anyone if possible he would've given his shirt off his back or given his last dollar if would help you he...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Curtis C Coburn - Springfield, IL

“David was a very fun loving guy. Always put his family first. Lord knows i remember the hours on end of us laughing and making sarcastic comments...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Brian Murphy - Springfield, IL

“My dad was a great man whom will always be remembered by his family and friends for sarcastic comebacks and his witty quotes. But most of all he will...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Patrick M. Ishizaki - Springfield, IL

“I knew Dave in high school. I remember him as a very nice guy who had an infectious laugh. May his family remember that laugh when they are missing...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Dave Curry - Springfield, IL

“I had a science class with David in high school. The teacher asked us all our nicknames or what we would like to be called. I remember David said "DJ...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Steve Reents - Friend

“dave and i hung out in school at his house and my house; he also was there for me on some personnel issues...he was a super great man...he always...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Rob Ankenbrandt - springfield, IL


David James Ishizaki, 49, of Springfield, died at 5:33 p.m. on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 at St. John's Hospital.

David was born 31 March 1962 in Chicago, the son of Robert Tadashi and Ruth Louise Ishizaki. He married Deanna Marie Craig on October 3, 1987 in Chatham.

David was a 1981 graduate of Springfield High School and received a certificate in auto mechanics from Lincoln Land Community College. David proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a bus driver for Laidlaw, a security guard for Burns and was a cashier at various places. He had been in a bowling league at Spillway Lanes and he enjoyed it very much. David enjoyed computers, spending time with his sons and dogs, and helping others.

He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.

He is survived by his wife, Deanna Ishizaki of Springfield; sons, Brian Underwood and Patrick Ishizaki, both of Springfield; mother, Ruth Ishizaki of Springfield; siblings, Elizabeth Douglas and Robert Ishizaki, both of Springfield; and one niece and three nephews.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 21 December 2011 at Camp Butler National Cemetery with military honors provided by Department of Defense.